Avatar

Packing Materials

by kathyMN @, Saint Francis, Minnesota, Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 08:35 (99 days ago)

Does anyone know where I can find bubble wrap, boxes, and other packing materials?

Avatar

Packing Materials

by mexicoman @, Playa Del Carmen, Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 09:56 (99 days ago) @ kathyMN

Does anyone know where I can find bubble wrap, boxes, and other packing materials?

We recently used Uline online. They delivered from Monterey to Zihuatanejo. They come in lots of 10, 15, 20,25 depending on size. Strong double wall boxes and all the packing materials. Some advice; cheap cardboard will not survive any length of time with the humidity.

Avatar

Packing Materials

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 12:04 (99 days ago) @ kathyMN

Across the street from the back corner of the mercado is a papeleria on the corner that has it all. We found their prices to be better than what we could get in the US for bubble wrap. It is on the corner behind Santander.

A number of the papelerias have what you are looking for.

IF POSSIBLE, try to get the packing peanuts that are made of cornstarch and are totally biodegradable. They should be available here.

Avatar

Packing Materials

by hromero ⌂ @, Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 17:10 (99 days ago) @ Talley Ho

:megusta: Styrofoam peanuts are one of the worst for the environment.

--
Humberto Romero
www.casaarcoiriszihuatanejo.com

Avatar

Packing Materials

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 18:28 (99 days ago) @ Talley Ho

Across the street from the back corner of the mercado is a papeleria on the corner that has it all. We found their prices to be better than what we could get in the US for bubble wrap. It is on the corner behind Santander.

A number of the papelerias have what you are looking for.

IF POSSIBLE, try to get the packing peanuts that are made of cornstarch and are totally biodegradable. They should be available here.

Oh, yes I believe they ARE! There's a store that sells recyclable biodegradable materials like cellulose bags and disposable products for restaurants, I think including packing materials, on Paseo del Palmar about mid-block between Plaza Kioto and the DHL store on the right-hand side if you're coming from Plaza Kioto.

Avatar

Packing Materials

by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 19:30 (99 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

It's called Placeo. They have a full line of environmentally correct stuff.

Avatar

Packing Materials

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 12:18 (99 days ago) @ kathyMN

Does anyone know where I can find bubble wrap, boxes, and other packing materials?

Many papelerías here offer what you seek. López Impresores or down by the Mercado Municipal.

Avatar

Packing Materials

by kathyMN @, Saint Francis, Minnesota, Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 10:15 (98 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Thank you so much for the specific store name. I have been to three papelerias and Bodega so far without success. None had bubble wrap. None had any other packing supplies. I will try López Impresores next.

Avatar

Packing Materials

by Leemr @, Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 11:31 (98 days ago) @ kathyMN

Another option would be FedEx or DHL.

Avatar

Packing Materials

by Leemr @, Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 11:37 (98 days ago) @ Leemr

What quantity of bubble wrap are you wanting and kind of bubble, the large size bubble that people like to sit and pass the time popping the bubbles?

Avatar

Packing Materials

by kathyMN @, Saint Francis, Minnesota, Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 12:34 (98 days ago) @ Leemr

About 60 feet of 12”. Any size bubble is fine. I need to wrap some fragile items and paintings that will go into storage for about a year.

Avatar

Packing Materials

by Leemr @, Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 21:04 (98 days ago) @ kathyMN

WHOAAA, I can't even come close to that amount. I might have 15-20 feet of accumulated bubble/foam, but...you need more help.