BungoBox at GCAR Realtor Day!

admin October 21, 2013

On September 12, 2013 we met dozens of real estate agents, mortgage brokers and others at our Realtor Day booth at the Desmond Hotel.  Sara Bertomen of ReMax was the winner of our booth prize, a free three bedroom move package (a $157.50 value) - congratulations, Sara!   Thank you to everyone who stopped to chat with us and share your ideas.  Several people expressed interest in using BungoBoxes for decluttering prior to staging and sale of a home.  A neat stack of...

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BungoBox Home Delivery Video in Vanouver

admin June 07, 2013

Check out this awesome BungoBox video developed by the BungoBox team in Vancouver, Canada. This video shows how simple it is to take delivery of your rental moving boxes. BungoBox delivers moving boxes to your home or office at about 50% less than purchasing cardboard. There are no deliver charges for orders over $75.00. Be sure to rent your BungoBoxes today.

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BungoBox to Support Tails and Trails

admin May 07, 2013

Mark your calendar on Saturday May 4th at Tom Brown Park is the Tails and Trails Run .  Tails and Trails is a 1 mile, 5K and 10K fundraising event for the Animal Shelter Foundation, Inc.; the non-profit organization that supports animals in the care of your local Animal Shelter. This spring we will host our 12th annual Tails & Trails, a festive community event for the whole family!

Once again BungoBox of Tallahassee will be providing its durable plastic moving boxes to...

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BungoBox Loves Residential Business in Jacksonville

admin May 07, 2013

So you are going to be moving soon and you think Bungobox can help make your move easier.

Well, you are absolutely right ! And the best way to get started is is to go and pick out your bedroom package on the Bungobox website. Once that is done here's how Bungobox Jacksonville does what they do to take some of the stress out of your upcoming move.

Bungobox delivers 365 days a year. Holidays weekends? It doesn't matter. Sometimes people have to do their move when they...

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BungoBox Jacksonville Rocks Commercial Customers

admin May 07, 2013

Jacksonville is a great city to live and work in. Maybe it’s because of our beautiful beaches, our wonderful waterways or the expanding business opportunities here in the north Florida area. For whatever reasons the Jacksonville area is growing leaps and bounds and Bungobox Jacksonville is there to help serve in it’s moving needs.

The Bungobox concept is simple. You hate to move (who doesn’t ?) and Bungobox makes the moving process easier by supplying durable plastic...

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Austin loves sustainability

admin May 06, 2013

Austin loves sustainability, so it comes as no surprise that Austin residents have embraced BungoBox, an innovative company that rents reusable, interlocking plastic moving containers.

There's no doubt that moving sucks enough without having to invest in disposable boxes and then worrying about disposing of the residual cardboard boxes once you have completed your move. So instead of filling the landfills with garbage, why not rent plastic moving containers instead?

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BungoBox Earns 9News Hot Product Zone Award

admin May 05, 2013

Out of 650 exhibitors,  BungoBox was selected as one of nine companies to earn the merit of 2013 Hot Product by 9News at the Colorado Home and Garden Show February 15 -23, 2013.

As the first plastic moving box Rental Company in the greater Denver market, BungoBox earned the distinction by providing an innovative option to using traditional cardboard moving boxes for residential relocations.

The BungoBox Denver team demonstrated to over 60,000 Home Show attendees that...

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When you arrive at a fork in the road, take it.

admin May 05, 2013

At times, in servicing our BungoBox Denver Territory, Mr. Berra’s Quote is apropos.

Our first year of operations has found BungoBox on the top of Floyd Hill at an elevation of almost 10,000 ft,  in the approaches of the Continental  Divide west of Pinecliffe up Coal Creek Canyon, and in the outer reaches of Rocky Mountain National Park outside of Lyons.  All making moving easy with no cardboard waste for our customers.

With a $75 minimum order, Delivery...

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Startup Weekend Orlando - April 12-14

admin March 21, 2013

Did you know BungoBox played a big role in founding Startup Weekend Orlando? The next event is coming up!

 

What it is?

Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success? Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of...

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BungoBox helps dedicate a Habitat house in Orlando

admin March 14, 2013

Our very own Bob Cannon had the opportunity last month to present Devonda Jackson with keys to her new Habitat for Humanity Orlando home. He joined a slew of Habitat representatives, volunteers and friends of the proud, new homeowner for the special ceremony. Bob has been on the Habitat for Humanity Orlando board since 2011. “I am proud to be working alongside such an amazing organization,” said Cannon. “It’s an honor to be a part of the board, and I look forward to...

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BungoBox on 9News.com in Denver

admin February 11, 2013

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BungoBox announces new franchise in Raleigh

admin December 12, 2012

Orlando, Fla. (Dec. 12, 2012) - BungoBox, a plastic moving box rental company, has awarded a new franchise in Raleigh, bringing the total number of BungoBox franchises in Canada and the U.S. to 20. BungoBox, founded in May 2009, rents reusable plastic boxes to save consumers time and money over traditional moving methods. The edgy and innovative company, with a slogan of “We Make Moving Less Sucky,” takes the hassle out of rounding of moving materials by delivering its stackable...

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Tom Cannon to speak at Rollins during Global Entrepreneurship Week

admin November 12, 2012

The Rollins College – Crummer Graduate School of Business is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week November 12 – 16, 2012. The purpose of the week’s events is to promote entrepreneurship on campus and in the community and help people explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. Tom Cannon, CEO and cofounder of BungoBox, will serve as the keynote speaker. As an Orlando entrepreneur with a company in the high-growth stage, he has lots of good stories to tell....

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Tom Cannon speaks at UCF Venture Lab

admin November 12, 2012

As many of you know, Tom Cannon, CEO and cofounder of BungoBox, serves as a mentor for other enterpreneurs. On Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m.he will speak at the UCF Venture Lab, which helps entrepreneurs launch tech companies. He'll discuss how he started BungoBox and future plans for the fast-growing company.

UCF Venture Labs provides early-stage entrepreneurs with access to experienced business coaches that can assist them in the pre-business steps that are critical for the...

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Help our friend Shawn Seipler - Clean the World

admin September 11, 2012

Clean the World began in 2009 with the simple goal of recycling soap from the hospitality industry to then place soap in the hands of children around the world. In three short years, it’s become a global, charitable foundation with over 1,500 North American hotel and resort partners, diverting 1.7 million pounds of used soap from landfills and distributing 11 million soap bars to people in 55 countries and the U.S.

Clean the world is a social enterprise committed to saving lives...

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BungoBox - So where did the name come from?

admin September 05, 2012

BungoBox - The Name from Cloudy Logic on Vimeo.

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Franchise Success

admin July 03, 2012

With the tough economy of the last several years, it is no surprise that many small businesses are still proceeding with caution. Some, like us, however, are doing quite the opposite. In other words, all the discouraging news doesn't keep us from attempting to be the next big thing in franchising history. That's why we launched a franchising option for BungoBox in early 2011 and since then have sold 16 franchises in the U.S. and Canada. Franchises are a key component of...

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News, Notes and Commentary

admin April 25, 2012

Published in ForwardFlorida magazine

Metro Orlando businessmen Tom and Bob Cannon, cousins and cofounders of BungoBox, were featured on Bloomberg TV last month during an episode of The Mentor. BungoBox is a Casselberry-based company that rents plastic, reusable bins as an alternative to cardboard. The show, available in more than 310 million homes worldwide, gives budding entrepreneurs the chance to gain expert guidance from top CEOs. During the episode, CEO Mark Lore, who sold...

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Learn How to Raise Money for Your Business at the 2012 Funding Symposium

admin March 29, 2012

Tom Cannon, BungoBox CEO, will be speaking at the UCF Business Incubator Daytona Beach next month. He'll be talking about where to find the money to start up a successful company. Learn the difference between angel investors and venture capitalists and the full range of funding sources in the state of Florida. Topics include: -- Private equity investment process and investor expectation at each stage -- How to target and present to equity investors to enhance the likelihood of...

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Orlando Startup Weekend Starts Friday

admin March 19, 2012

 

BungoBox CEO Tom Cannon will serve as a mentor and judge at Startup Weekend, which begins on Friday. Come out and participate or just to watch Tom in action.

What is it? Startup Weekend Orlando is an intensive 54-hour event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups. Starting March 23, aspiring entrepreneurs have 60 seconds to pitch their ideas, stir up...

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BungoBoxes for Good

admin January 19, 2012

During the holiday season, the BungoBox team worked with the Ephraim Project, a non-profit organization in downtown Orlando, to collect clothing and other useful items for the homeless. Thanks to the support of Baker Barrios, CityArts, Consensus Communications, De Beaubien, Knight, Simmons, Mantzaris & Neal, Evny Labs, Foley & Lardner, Fry Hammond Barr, IZEA, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, Odyssey Creative, Olde Town Brokers, Paramount at Lake Eola, Knight,...

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Tom Cannon Elected to Orlando Inc. Board of Directors

admin December 19, 2011

Orlando, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2011) - BungoBox is proud to announce that Tom Cannon, BungoBox co-founder and CEO, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for Orlando Inc., Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce. 

In this role, Cannon will work alongside Central Florida’s top business leaders to help guide the Orlando Regional Chamber into the future. Orlando, Inc. is one of four lines of business of the Central Florida Partnership and is...

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Tom Battles the Sharks and BungoBox Wins

admin November 16, 2011

At the Orlando Inc’s B.I.G. Summit on  Nov. 10, hundreds of business innovators flocked to Full Sail University. And our fearless leader, Tom Cannon, CEO and cofounder of BungoBox took center stage during a mock episode of ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, which gives budding entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their products to a panel of acclaimed judges in hopes of turning their ideas into a successful business reality. Tom competed against two other great...

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27 Million and Counting: Tom Cannon, BungoBox

admin July 01, 2011

By Ben Craw

Meet Tom Cannon, co-founder of BungoBox, an Orlando-based maker of stackable, reusable plastic moving containers.

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the least, and no two entrepreneurial paths are exactly the same, whether they result in fame and fortune or just a few hard knocks.

There are an estimated 27 million small businesses in the United...

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Habitat Orlando Elects Bob Cannon to its Board of Directors

admin April 14, 2011

Published in the West Orlando News April 6, 2011

Habitat for Humanity Orlando recently elected Bob Cannon to its board of directors. Cannon is president and co-founder of BungoBox, a company that produces sustainable plastic containers, specifically designed to reduce waste and protect items during a move.

“I am proud to be working alongside such an amazing organization,”...

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BungoBox announces international expansion

admin April 12, 2011

Orlando, Fla. – (April 12, 2011) – BungoBox, an Orlando-based company that rents and delivers plastic moving boxes, sold a master franchise to three Canadian investors today.

The innovative startup company, founded in May 2009, rents the reusable plastic boxes to save consumers time and money over traditional moving methods. The concept is simple: A BungoBox truck delivers the stackable moving boxes (a large box of about 2.5 cubic feet rents for $1.75 a week) to a...

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BungoBox announces third franchise

admin March 11, 2011

Orlando, Fla. – (March 11, 2011) – BungoBox, an Orlando-based company, awards its third franchise location. The new franchise will be located in Broward County and will serve the greater South Florida area.

BungoBox, founded in May 2009, rents reusable plastic boxes to save consumers time and money over traditional moving methods. The concept is simple: A BungoBox truck delivers the stackable moving boxes (a large box of about 2.5 cubic feet rents for $1.75 a week) to a...

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Clothe The Homeless

admin December 20, 2010

This past weekend a great charity event called Clothe the Homeless took place. For those who do not know of this event, Clothe the Homeless, began in December 1990 and has continued annually. New or clean gently used clothes were collected over the course of a few weeks and then distributed to the homeless throughout Orlando, FL. The event was organized by St. Stephens Orthodox Church in Longwood, FL and it benefited the Coalition for the Homeless and all...

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Another Win for BungoBox: 44% Cheaper Than Target

admin December 06, 2010

The fight against cardboard continues on here at BungoBox. We are constantly striving to not only offer the most environmentally friendly way to move but to also provide the best price. We know that moving is never fun, so our team works around the clock to make it easiest as possible. But, don't just take it from us! We have hit the streets once again talking to you, the customers, about how BungoBox is holding up against our competitors. Remember our friends the Johnsons and all of the...

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BungoBox Wins—B.I.G. Time

admin November 18, 2010

Orlando, Fla. – (Nov. 18, 2010) Orlando, Inc. (Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce) announced BungoBox as the Judges Choice winner of the B.I.G. (Business Innovation and Growth) Award today at its sold-out, annual B.I.G. Summit held at The Peabody Orlando.

The B.I.G. Award recognizes a Central Florida company with innovative products, services or processes. The panel of judges included local entrepreneurs like Marty Rubin, president and CEO of Smart City Holdings, and other...

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BungoBox: Get a Piece of the Action

admin October 29, 2010

This economy sucks. Luckily, BungoBox is here to help. We have decided saving you money is no longer enough, we’d like to help MAKE you money. Don’t worry; we’re not going to try to convince you to sell our boxes door-to-door (that might get a little heavy). Instead, we would like to extend an invitation to start your own Bungo Branch!

Now that we have your attention, let us explain some of the core benefits of purchasing a franchise with Bungo Box.

Top 5...

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BungoBox Announces Online Ordering

admin October 26, 2010

Orlando, Fla. – (Oct. 26, 2010) Ordering BungoBox products just got easier. Customers now have the option to order online and schedule delivery.

“We are proud to unveil phase one of our proprietary software and technology solution,” says Tom Cannon, BungoBox co-founder and CEO. “This phase is fairly simple and straightforward.” Phase 2, which will launch in 2011, is in the works and will allow customers to order online in an even more innovative way that...

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Orlando Magic Uses BungoBox

admin September 14, 2010

 

The Orlando Magic are moving into a new state of the art facility. In doing so, they have gone to great lengths to contribute to the local economy and decrease their environmental footprint. Therefore, the Magic have chosen to utilize BungoBoxes for their move into the new Amway Arena. Go Magic!

Orlando fans are giddy to see the new arena and to watch their home team make a run at the championship this year.

Rest assured Team...

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“Un-Veil” Bridal Expo - Brides Should Move With BungoBox

admin August 18, 2010

Come by and say hello we will have a booth at the "Un-Veil" Bridal Expo. Since this is a very streesful time in every brides life, we think BungoBox can make it a little less stressful.

Sunday August 22, 2010 Noon to 4pm

Entertainment provided throughout the day including:

Over 50 Exhibitors Fashion Shows Food, Fun & Entertainment Prize giveaways valued in thousands of $$ Crazy Cake Dive

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An AAGO Odyssey - Apartment Association of Greater Orlando Trade Show

admin August 16, 2010

Come by our booth at the Orange County Fair Grounds, tomorrow August 17, 2010.

For more info check out: www.AAGO.org

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Details on the BungoBox iPad Giveaway Drawing Event!

admin August 13, 2010

The Rockin’ Lake Eola event is out and The Matador is in! Don’t miss the BungoBox party!

When:

Thursday, August 19, 2010 from 7pm – 9pm….and then some!

Doors open at 7pm. The BungoBox live event, (coupled with the online event) will begin at 8pm. The drawing for the winner of the iPad Giveaway will be at 9pm! However, don’t think you have to go home right away!

Where:

The Matador

56 East Pine...

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Tom might be speaking at an event near you

admin August 09, 2010

Did you know BungoBox CEO and co-founder Tom Cannon is quite the talker? Earlier this year he was asked to take part in a panel at Rollins College along with representatives from Progress Energy, Pollution Prevention and the Orange County Environmental Protection Division. What did the panel chat about? Sustainability.

It was part of Net Impact, an international nonprofit organization that aims to inspire, educate and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more...

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The Snarky Leaders of the BungoBox iPad Contest

admin July 27, 2010

Everyone here at BungoBox is enjoying reading everyone’s iPad Contest tweets! We almost can’t believe how many people are joining in the fun! However, we have noticed some contestants really embracing the snarkiness – and wanted to give them a moment to shine!

Sharing the BungoBox Love

@TreeTrout1 - Afraid to move because of the scams? Read this and always use BungoBox for all your moving needs. http://ht.ly/1MI3u

@BungoBox - Thanks for...

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Sharing the Limelight With Our Fans

admin July 26, 2010

We may be busy delivering and picking up boxes, helping people endure their move, and saving the planet but we are not too busy for you! We are also not afraid to admit that we love to hear what all of our fans have to say! It's a great feeling to be in the limelight, so in return, we are going to tilt the light in your direction - but just for a minute! Here's some of things that are being said on our Facebook Page - wait...you haven't been there yet?! Well, after helping us...

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Central Florida Earth Day 2010 and the BungoBox iPod Nano Giveaway!

admin July 15, 2010

BungoBox was one of the lucky vendors who attended the Central Florida Earth Day 2010 on April 24th in Orlando, FL at Lake Eola Park. We were pleased to be involved in an event which showcased preservation, conservation and sustainability. It couldn’t have been a better fit for us – well, okay, maybe a “Moving Convention” where we could put all of the cardboard boxes to shame would've been nice too.

Central Florida Earth Day 2010 was fun and...

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Cardboard and Landfills…Making a Difference

admin July 09, 2010

Guest Blogger: Beverly Pechin

According to Annenberg Media, paper and cardboard account for 41% of landfill in the United States alone! Sadly, of that paper and cardboard, only 25% gets recycled.

While statistics are sparse, it could be assumed that as much of 90% of products shipped in and out of the United States are shipped in cardboard boxes. Can you imagine if we could reduce that even by one half? The end result could be stammering, considering 41% of waste is...

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BungoBox Launches Franchise Option

admin June 29, 2010

Orlando, Fla. – (June 29, 2010) – BungoBox, a fast-growing Casselberry-based company created by cousins Tom and Bob Cannon, announces a franchise option, allowing the business to expand beyond Central Florida and across the nation.

BungoBox, founded in May 2009, rents reusable plastic boxes to save consumers time and money over traditional moving methods. The concept is simple: A BungoBox truck delivers the stackable moving boxes (a large box of about 2.5 cubic feet rents...

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You Can Learn A Lot From A Rodent…

admin June 14, 2010

Mickey Mouse once said, "Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends." Ok, so it was really Walt Disney. But aren't they really one in the same?

Much like Walt Disney, many companies tout that customer service is their number one priority. However, we all know that few deliver on this promise. If you own a company you must develop an atmosphere of customer satisfaction that is engrained in your culture; you cannot just write it on...

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BungoBox Opens Corporate Store in South Florida

admin June 09, 2010

Orlando, Fla. – (June 9, 2010) – BungoBox, a fast-growing Casselberry-based company, has opened a corporate store in Palm Beach Gardens, enabling the business to expand beyond Central Florida and into Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach and Saint Lucie counties.

The new corporate store is fully operational and being led by regional manager Frank Policy. "I’m very pleased to be a part of this innovative concept," said Policy. "We offer a...

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Mind, Body and Shop! - JCC of Greater Orlando

admin June 01, 2010

FREE EVENT!

Come stop by the BungoBox Tent and bring the whole family for a fun, good-for-you outing, with plenty of things to do, including:

- Donate blood - Participate in fitness challenges (for both kids & adults, so bring your sneakers!) - Take a group exercise class - Talk to health care experts - Have the kids check out a real fire truck - Sample lots of delicious healthy food!

Where:

Rosen Campus (11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road Orlando, FL)

When:...

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1st Annual World Environmental Day! - City of Orlando

admin June 01, 2010

As part of the City’s green initiative there will be exhibitors providing information on environmental education, green living and City of Orlando resources.

And what better way to celebrate the green initiative than with BungoBox!

Location:

Central Florida Veteran's Memorial Park (2380 Lake Baldwin Lane Orlando, FL)

When:

Saturday, June 5th from 9am - 1pm Pre-race registration starts at 7am, race starts at 8am

Event highlights and activities...

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BungoBox Wants You to Enjoy Your New “Pad”

admin May 27, 2010

We're giving away a new iPad valued at $550.00. It's easy to enter and there are a number of ways to increase your chances of winning.

How to Enter and Play

First, visit the Facebook contest page and click the "Like" button if you have not already, then enter your name and email address on the form and click the submit button. This officially enters you in the contest with 1 entry. WAIT - You can stop there but why?

Improve Your Odds

We are looking for...

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How Many Trees Does a BungoBox Save?

admin May 17, 2010

One BungoBox will replace a minimum of 250 average cardboard boxes during its lifetime. Therefore, over its life, a single BungoBox will save:

1,575 Gallons of Water 4 Large Trees 923 KW Hours of Energy 40 Gallons of Gas

Wow! And just think, there is a belief that our boxes will last up to 400 uses, can you imagine? Use BungoBoxes, trees everywhere will thank you!

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Green Fest - At Baldwin Park

admin May 17, 2010

Green Fest 2010 is an all day celebration that will enlighten and inspire all that attend. The day will be filled with facts and how-to’s educating the public on what they can do to become more “environmentally friendly” or “Green.” Alternative, organic food will be available to sample, thus promoting a healthier lifestyle for individuals and families alike.

Visitors from around the central Florida area will come to the Baldwin Park Village Center and be...

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Party For The Planet - Central Florida Zoo

admin May 15, 2010
The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is hosting Party for the Planet and BungoBox is excited to be a part of this great event!

Organizations and businesses with sustainable practices or eco-friendly products or services (like us!) will be there for this fun and educational event celebrating our earth and what we can do to protect it! There will be tons of fun for the whole family, including: - Music on two different stages - Delicious food - Plant tours - Animal demonstrations -...

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So You Want to Start a Business?

admin May 03, 2010

You want to start your own business.

The American dream right? It seems like everyone wants to start their own business. The first question you have to answer before we discuss how to start your own business is whether you should start your own business.

Rule Number 1: Never start your own business if you can earn the same amount money doing the same job for someone else.

Why would you tackle all of the headaches, stress, grief, risk and most of all - debt - if you...

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