Shipping containers are very versatile and can be used for countless projects. These steel boxes are durable, weather resistant, mold and pest resistant, intact they are theft resistant, and they come in several lengths to accommodate different cargo which lends itself quite nicely when recycling these steel building blocks.
Are you confused about the difference between a portable storage container and a shipping or cargo container? There's no need to be embarrassed, many people are. Unless you're working with containers on a daily basis, or have done extensive research it can be confusing at first. The primary source of confusion is the similarity of the names, both shipping container and portable storage container sound like they're the one in the same, and in a general sense, they are very similar. However, the primary difference between the two is in the utility of the container. Once you understand this it's easy to see how different containers can be better suited for different tasks.