MATERIALS AND QUALITY
Formaldehyde and VOC free which means it’s safe for you and your family. Did you know that almost all furniture contains formaldehyde and VOC?
Trees are saved! Made from 99% recycled paper board.
World’s easiest assembly, no tools or hardware needed!
Stack & arrange multiple to create the perfect storage solution
Way Basics' patented material - the smarter, lighter, healthier alternative to particle board and MDF
Since you’re here, you’re probably a lot like us: creative, practical, caring, and ready to inspire a better way. We are inspired to do things right and keep things simple. We believe in treating everyone as if they were our friend, protecting our environment as if it were our home, and finding creative solutions to over complicated challenges. In short, we are Way Basics. Paper based storage furniture became the foundation of our initial introduction for the brand. Our founder, Jimmy, thought it would be fun to create a recycling bin made from recycled paper, since it’s one of the most commonly recycled materials. It comes flat and then pops open like paper grocery bag, but a much fancier design. You can throw all your recyclables in it, and then recycle the entire thing - then pop another one open and the recycling starts again. It's simple and elegant.
Simple: The World's Easiest Assembly
In our packages, you won't find mysterious collections of screws and nails, or complicated diagrams and instructions. That's because you can put our unique zBoards together without tools or hardware. Super-strong 3M brand adhesive strips let you fit the pieces neatly together. Just peel, stick, and you're done.
Safe: Zero Formaldehyde Or VOC
We treat the people of the world as our family. We want you to be safe and live the healthiest life possible. You can rest assured that our products aren't polluting the air inside your home, as there are no VOCs or formaldehyde in our products. VOCs are chemicals that become a gas at room temperature, such as formaldehyde. Products made with those chemicals will release the gas into the air, a process called off-gassing, and if high concentrations of formaldehyde are off-gassed and breathed in, it could cause health problems. We also use a water-based glue that is completely recyclable.
How Strong Is The Double-Sided Adhesive Tape?
Very, very strong. We use only 3M industrial-strength heavy-duty adhesive tape on our products. To take full advantage of all that sticking power and get optimum adhesion, make sure your bonding adhesive surfaces are clean, dry, and properly joined. It works best if you put together your furniture in a room that’s between 70° F to 100° F (21° C to 38° C). This super-tape’s bonds get stronger during the first 24 hours, so we recommend that you let your furniture sit in place for the first day.
What Is zBoard?
Our patented manufacturing process turns this post-consumer recycled paper into superbly strong paperboards that weigh 62% less than particle board with unmatched quality and durability. zBoards are the wave of the future thanks to the basic principles of being simple, fun, practical, and made from one of the simplest materials ever - paper.
How Strong Is It?
It’s very strong indeed! zBoards are made from multiple, overlapping layers of paperboard and corrugated paper that combine to withstand tremendous pressure. We like to describe the zBoard as the "carbon fiber of paper." A cube has a recommended max weight of 50 lbs.
Can I Stack Them?
Yes, cubes are designed to be modular and can be arranged any way to fit your space and create your own organization system.
Great For Home, Kids, Office
Way Basics Cubes are the perfect storage solution for any room in your home, kids love them, and they even find their way into the work environment.
zBoards are made from post-consumer recycled paper and do not consume additional natural resources like trees and the enormous amounts of water needed to make virgin paper. Way Basics furniture also does not "off-gas" or contain formaldehyde and VOCs.
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- Review by S. Walters (Posted on 4/21/2010)
Love these. Just pop a basket or one of those canvas cubes inside and you've got toy storage.
- Review by K. Palmer (Posted on 4/21/2010)
I love storage cubes!
These are a great wayv to store toys. We have a bunch of cubes and we use them to display toys or use bins to store toys on the shelves. it is a great way to keep things off the floor and everything is visiable and inreach for my son.
- Review by CarpenterOfCool (Posted on 4/20/2010)
Construction is Easy
It takes less than 10 minutes to put the Cube Plus together and it is perfect for any room in the house. Use as an end table, storage for your bedroom, organize your garage, or get design savy by adding a couple of Cubes together to get the look you want.
- Review by mogulskier (Posted on 4/20/2010)
It's Strong Enough For Me!
I weight around 185 (depending on what time of day it is, lol) and I had to stand on this Cube to get into the cabinets above my refridgerator. It didn't bend, didn't bow, didn't even phase it. This thing is ridiculously sturdy for being made of recycled paper!
- Review by Love2bGreen (Posted on 4/20/2010)
Love this cube. I needed some extra storage space for the books I use everyday. I decided to buy the plus because of the extra height in case my binders were too tall. I really like how it fits with my room and is really strong.
- Review by Jason V (Posted on 4/20/2010)
"You need to be very careful putting this together, as the sticky strips are VERY sticky, so once you attach it, its there for good. I'm not sure what happened to the person who had one collapse. I sat on mine (I'm 220*) and it didn't move. They must have left the back off? It's fake wood, but looks great for the price!
I'm using it as a printer stand and putting the extra paper in the cube...works great! "