Used Plastic Barrels & 55 Gallon Fiber Drums

Free Recycling | Pick Ups | Removal | Buy | Sell 


Reused USA provides free pick up and removal of Empty HDPE Plastic Drums across the country . We also have Used barrels for sale. 

We Pay for Good Barrels!


Buy Barrels 

We also sell used 55 Gallon Fiber Drums totes. This includes rinsed, rebottled, and food grade containers

Sell Fiber Drums

We pay for good Drums. If you have bulk amounts of used totes please call us and we can discuss pricing

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For any other questions please contact a member of our team to discuss

Plastic Drum Recycling Questions


How Much Do We Pay For Used 55 Gallon Drums

Our rebates depend heavily on what was previously inside the container. The most valuable totes are ones that previously contained food grade material or alcohol. We can provide more info once we have all the information needed


Is There a Minimum Pick Up Amount

If you are located near one of our locations we are able to provide local pick ups for any amount of used totes. For longer distances we typically require full truck load amounts of barrels


Do you remove Fiber Drums for Freee

Yes we provide a free pick up service nationwide. 


Do we Pick Up Metal and Plastic Drums as well

Yes we do. Altough please contact a member of our team to go over details of the Drum Pick Ups and Removals. 


What Info Do We Need Before A Drum Pick Up?

In Order to Schedule a Free Pick Up We need the Following:

  1. Confirm amount per pick up
  2. Pictures of the Fiber Drums
  3. SDS or MSDS for Previous Material
  4. The pick up location of the containers.

Do you Offer Drop Trailers for Drums?

Yes! For larger companies that require multiple pick ups per day or week we offer drop trailers. Then we will haul off the trailer and replace it whenever necessary.


Where can i drop off Plastic Drums?

If you are located near any of our recycling centers, feel free to come by and drop them off Monday-Friday 7am- 5pm

We also provide a free pick up service and drop trailers for customers

Free Plastic Drum Recycling 


Industrial goods are frequently stored and transported in plastic barrels or drums. The advantages of these products include their affordability, durability, and versatility.

The lifetime of a plastic barrel is long, but at some point it must be disposed of. There is no point in throwing unwanted plastic barrels away, since their prior contents, as well as the barrels themselves, need to be handled properly.


How to Reuse HDPE Plastic Drums

Plastic/Drums barrels can be re-used and recycled.ultiple times. In fact, this is one of the qualities that makes them so popular in an industrial capacity.

A plastic barrel is not designed to be used once and thrown away; instead, it is designed to be reused again and again. Once you’ve used it for storing your goods, you can fill it up again and make sure it lasts for a long time before you need to dispose of it.

Health and Saftey 

Every time you use your barrel, you’ll need to clean it out. Decontamination is also required if you’re changing the materials stored inside. In particular, if you’re storing chemicals or food, you should follow this rule. When you use plastic barrels, drum liners can prevent cross-contamination.

It isn’t a good idea to throw plastic barrels into the garbage because their industrial use will result in contamination. Because of this, it can be hazardous for human health to dispose of plastic barrels incorrectly. Reusable barrels must be decontaminated and removed from chemicals if they have been stored inside.

It is also possible for barrels to slowly degrade over time. It’s not only harmful to your health, but it’s also harmful to the environment if they’re simply thrown away. The leaching of plastic into waterways and contamination caused by improper disposal can damage the environment. Human health is also at risk if water supplies are contaminated.


How to Recycle HDPE Plastic Barrels


Recycling plastic barrels is the safest and most efficient method of disposing of them. Since plastic takes a long time to degrade naturally, where possible, plastic barrels should always be recycled in the interest of sustainability.

Plastic barrels can be recycled and repurposed for industrial use by many industrial companies. If you aren’t sure how to do it yourself, you should have them decontaminated and then recycled by professionals.

In addition to extending their shelf life by many years, recycled plastic barrels are eco-friendly.


Other Uses for Used Plastic barrels 

Regardless of their shelf life, plastic barrels can be repurposed and used in a variety of ways after they have reached the end of their useful life.

Decontaminating the barrel is the first step, but once it is done, it can be used in a variety of ways. Plants or trees can be grown in them, or they can be used as containers for non-industrial products.

Plastic that cannot be safely decontaminated shouldn’t be repurposed. Disposing of it safely will be necessary. The best way to do this is to have a specialist waste removal expert dispose of the barrel, due to the fact that throwing it into the rubbish creates a greater risk to health and the environment as well.

Plastic barrels should always be repurposed, recycled, or repurposed rather than disposed of. So long as the barrel has been safely decontaminated, this is a more sustainable and less dangerous option.

55 Gallon Plastic Drum Recycling – HDPE Drums

The 55 Gallon Fiber Drum is the most popular and widely used drum size in the united states. Reprocessing is the process of shredding, washing, regrinding, remelting, etc.

Industrial companies and the environment benefit greatly from 55 Gallon Poly Drum Recycling. It prevents millions of pounds from going to landfills. Additionally, hundreds of green jobs are created right here in our own backyard! Finally, recycling HDPE 55 Gallon Poly Drums provides manufacturers with raw material feedstock. HMW-HDPE Drum Regrind is used to make Drainage Pipe, Pallets, Totes, Tanks, Tools, and 55 Gallon Drums.

Industrial chemicals and solvents are stored in HDPE drums. Various sizes are available, including 5 gallon jugs, 35 gallon jeri-cans, and 55 gallon poly drums. In the construction industry, all plastic drums are made from HMW HDPE, which can be recycled to create new products.

Originally used for storing a variety of industrial fluoric acids, HDPE 55 Gallon Drums for recycling are made of waste HDPE barrels. Prior to baling/regrinding, they were washed with hot water. We offer HDPE drum scrap in various forms, such as bales, regrinds/chips/granules. The importance of recycling for the environment and the economy cannot be overstated.

Contact ReUsed USA

ReUsed USA offers a huge selection of plastic barrels and other industrial storage and transportation items. Feel free to ask our experts for health and safety advice if you need it when it comes to disposing of your plastic barrels.

Our team are on hand to help you with your industrial packaging needs, and to answer any questions you might have about disposing of plastic barrels. We also provide a variety of other used packaging continers. This includes IBC Totes, Wooden Pallets, Gaylord Boxes, and FBIC Bulk Bags

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