April 2016

Share to Win – share your storage project with us for a chance to win an order refund…

* T&C’s apply see below for more details Are you boxing clever? Here at PlasticBoxShop one of the things we love most about the products we sell is how incredibly versatile they are! There are literally thousands of uses for a plastic box, especially when we sell so many different sizes, colours, shapes and configurations. We’re constantly amazed at the uses our customers find for the boxes, bins, buckets, trugs and other plastic containers we sell, and we just love to hear about the inventive, creative and off-the-wall ideas they... Read More


Gardeners go potty for plastics

Spring is in the air and all across the country green fingers are itching to get busy in the garden. Easter traditionally sees an upsurge in business for Britain’s garden centres as the nation’s horticulturalists stock up on essential supplies. But these days plastics are almost as likely as plants to feature on a gardener’s shopping list, and savvy gardeners don’t even need to leave home to find what they need. Award-winning online retailer PlasticBoxShop has seen a steady growth in demand for its garden-related products over the past few... Read More

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Lookalike Leven lads lighting the way for Stanley!

Lookalike Leven lads lighting the way for Stanley! With Accrington Stanley on the up and keenly eyeing promotion to League One, a lookalike team from Teesside is showing them the way. Leven Athletic are an all-conquering under-13s squad playing in the Teesside Junior Football Alliance ─ the UK’s biggest youth football organisation. Finishing as division champions in 2014/15, they moved up to Division 4 this season, where they have just finished as runners-up to secure their second promotion on the trot. It could serve as timely inspiration for the high-flying... Read More

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British box company reaching for the stars!

Achieving a remarkable milestone, award-winning online retailer PlasticBoxShop has become the first UK company to send a plastic storage box into space! “We’ve supplied boxes for major earth-bound events like the London 2012 Olympics,” said company founder Gary Lyons, “but sending a box into space opens up a whole new frontier for us!” Gary was contacted by the British Space Programme, which is sending a ‘home comforts’ package to British astronaut Major Tim Peake. He is currently serving as a crew member on board the International Space Station ─ the... Read More