I think we all tend to save too many boxes around the house from bygone purchases. Did you ever find the box to something years after you kicked the old/broken/lousy article to the curb?
Yeah, me too.
Well, unless you've got collectibles for which the original box is a part of their future value, you really don't need to hold on to the original cartons and packing for pretty much everything you ever buy, EXCEPT for your whizz-bang flat-screen televisions. I say if you ever will be moving or bequeathing said article to someone else, that's one box worth keeping.
Or, if you just can't bear to have the old thing around, you can spring $90 or more for a new carton and materials from someplace like U-Haul. Personally, if I'm moving, I don't want to spend a penny more on packaging than I really have to, so, if'n I ever do buy that fabulous flatscreen tv for which I long, I'll be keeping the box, TYVM.
But all those other boxes? Get rid of them toute-de-suite.