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Used Plastic Barrel Companies and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of used plastic barrel suppliers. Use our website to review and source top used plastic barrel suppliers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find used plastic barrel companies that can supply you with used plastic barrels to your company’s specifications. Then contact the used plastic barrel companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product news articles. Whether you are looking for used 55 gallon drums, reconditioned drums, or 30 gallon plastic drums of every type, this is the resource for you.

Leading Companies:

  • Cranbury, NJ 800-260-3786

    Rahway is an experienced supplier of new and reconditioned barrels. We offer steel, plastic, and fiber used barrels in both open and tight head configurations. Various sizes are available, call or email for a quote on available inventory. Our growing customer list includes manufacturers who need economical shipping drums and others who need specialized containers such as decorated and advertising drums.

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  • Venice, IL 800-366-5098

    Container Distributors, Inc. is your one source for all plastic barrels. We specialize in containers for environmental hazardous waste and material disposal, but also ship barrels, drums, and totes in different sizes for general applications. Shipments are generally made within 24 hours from our well-stocked warehouse. We pride ourselves on our knowledgeable customer service staff, timely deliveries, and wide range of in-stock items.

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  • Chicago, IL 800-760-3786

    Jakacki Bag & Barrel is the nation's premier source for reconditioned barrels. We buy and sell fiber and steel barrels, and are a proud member of the Reusable Industrial Packaging Association. We emphasize high quality customer service & are dedicated to our work. Contact us now for more information on how we can help you with your barrel and drum needs.

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  • Richfield, WI 262-250-7566

    For over 100 years, Illing Company has been recognized as a leader in the container distribution industry. Illing’s mission is to deliver the right product at the right time to satisfy our customers’ requirements. It is our belief that in maintaining a vast inventory of packaging solutions, we can immediately respond to our customers’ requirements.

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  • Mableton, GA 866-681-7048

    Established in 1994 we have been a family owned and operated business ever since the beginning. Our staff boasts over eighty-five years of combined field industry experience and they are dedicated to putting all of that experience into each and every encounter that we are a part of in order to exceed customer expectation every time. To learn more about what we may be able to do for you visit our website today!

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Used Plastic Barrels Industry Information

Used Plastic Barrels

Plastic barrels serve many purposes, especially in the worlds of lawn and garden and recreation. Something that may be forgotten, however, is that these barrels are reusable. Reusing plastic barrels not only saves money, it also helps the environment by making use of the "Three R’s" of the EPA: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Used plastic barrels may be ordered online or found in person from bulk suppliers. Such suppliers are often found in rural areas, where customers may be interested in using their barrels for bulk storage of such items as feed and sap.

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Applications of Used Plastic Barrels

Used plastic barrels may also serve as feed barrels for deer, horses, or other animals. Used plastic barrels are a wonderful resource for rainwater collection and harvesting. Used plastic barrels also make excellent compost bins because the high density polyethylene with which they are made holds up well against weather and chemical-related corrosion. These barrels are also well-suited to recycling and garbage disposal. They are not, however, generally recommended for the storage of human drinking water or food for human consumption because of the risks associated with cross-contamination and cross-contact.

Large collection barrels are often used at parks, festivals, carnivals, and other crowded outdoor events and public spaces. For these purposes, they may be topped with an accessory like a plastic recycling lid. Used plastic barrels also make the perfect flotation device for a dock, provided the barrels remain sealed airtight. Depending on what was previously in the barrel, a used plastic barrel may be an appropriate container for chemicals or oils. However, it should be noted that used plastic barrels are not generally FDA approved for the storage of pharmaceuticals.

Points to Consider When Purchasing Used Plastic Barrels

Specific information about a barrel may be found using its UN code, if one is available or provided. Used plastic barrels should be triple washed and leak checked by a leak detector manufacturer before use by a consumer. Also, if a barrel has an odor or residue from its previous use, it should be rinsed again. With the proper care, plastic barrels may be repurposed again and again, ensuring a good investment for the consumer and better health for the earth.



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