Alternative Uses for Used Shipping Containers

Written by Economic Development Jobs on December 20, 2016. Posted in 2nd hand containers for sale, Portable office containers, Shipping container swimming pool

Climate controlled containers

Some things are more difficult to recycle. Take shipping containers for example. They are extremely large and heavy. They are made out of a ton of aluminum and steel, both quality materials. However, the shipping containers would be difficult to break down. For this reason, many used shipping containers are sitting in storage, unused. There are currently over 17 million shipping containers in circulation globally with the number of active shipping containers at more than 5 million. In total, they make around 200 million trips a year, according to Billie Box. There are, however, many under recognized uses for these used shipping containers.

Mobile office

Many employment positions require some type of a mobile office. Construction project managers may be required to remain on the si