Month: May 2014

It Takes a Village… And a Handful of Shipping Containers

In Salt Lake City, a man had an idea. What if he took a part of town that had seemingly died off and reinvented it through the use of overly abundant street space and old, used shipping containers? Well he did exactly that, and a village was born. Two Lanes of Traffic Versus Six If

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So Many Uses, So Few Shipping Containers

Maybe it’s the green movement – all that energy efficient, recyclable, reusable stuff that is constantly thrown at you every day. Maybe it’s people trying to save money wherever they can in an economy that doesn’t show many signs of life. Then again, maybe it started out as artistic in nature and morphed into something

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The Truth About Using Old Shipping Containers

There are lots of videos all over YouTube regarding the use of old shipping containers. Some people are building entire homesteads from these old steel boxes. If you’re considering making a building or extra room out of a shipping container… Consider the following as well. Get the Real Story on the Following Financial Factors Talking

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What’s New In the Industrial Shipping Industry?

Many individuals, when they see those big steel shipping containers, think about trailers on semi’s and trains. But those same big steel shipping containers can frequently be found – heavy as they are – piled up on a barge and sailing the open seas. There’s a lot going on in the overseas shipping industry these

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Architecture and Steel Shipping Containers: Good Versus Bad

Possibly you’ve heard about what some people are doing with old, abandoned shipping containers made from steel. If not, here it is: they are making shops, homes, rooms and artwork from them. As if steel wasn’t recyclable enough, which it is, now man has devised a clever plan to recycle these giants without even having

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A Quick Quick Guide To Buying A Used Steel Shipping Container

With shipping containers being recycled as buildings, rooms, artwork and more, the following should help you in your pursuit of purchasing just the right shipping container for your needs. People have come up with a way to recycle these giant behemoths without going through the entire process of melting them down. Magnificent homes are in

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