We Buy IBC Totes for Recycling in Iowa

IBC Totes and Bulk Containers Recycling Service in Iowa

IBC Totes also referred to as “intermediate bulk containers” are used to transport liquid in bulk. They typically are used to hold solvents, oils, inks, etc. After they’ve been used, reused, refurbished, and used again, they inevitably reach the end of their life cycle. Cut them up and bale them or shred/grind them for maximum rebate value. The domestic market is hungry for this type of feedstock and we are always in the market for steady streams of HDPE IBC Totes.

IBC Totes (Intermediate Bulk Containers) come in various sizes, depending on the specific type and model. Typically, the volumes of IBC Totes range from 275 to 330 gallons (1040 to 1250 liters)

Preparation of Plastic for Sale and Transportation

To ensure an efficient purchasing and recycling process, it is recommended to follow these simple steps:

  1. Cleaning: Thoroughly rinse the IBC Totes and Bulk Containers to remove any residue. This helps prevent contamination and eases the recycling process.

  2. Disassembly: Whenever possible, disassemble the containers into their component parts to facilitate transportation. This also increases the efficiency of material recycling.

  3. Sorting: Pre-sort the materials by the type of plastic. This streamlines the recycling process and enhances its efficiency.

Why Recycling is Superior to Disposal in Iowa

Recycling IBC Totes and Bulk Containers offers numerous advantages over disposal:

  • Environmental Efficiency: By recycling plastic containers, we reduce waste, lower the emission of harmful substances, and minimize the negative impact on the environment.

  • Economic Benefits: Recycling plastic waste allows for the reuse of materials, thereby reducing the cost of manufacturing new materials and containers.

  • Social Responsibility: By participating in recycling, you contribute to preserving nature and enhancing the quality of life in our society.

Contact Us

If you have any inquiries or wish to sell IBC Totes or Bulk Containers for recycling in Iowa, please contact us today. Our team is ready to provide you with all the necessary support and guidance.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Can plastic IBC totes and containers be recycled in Iowa?

Yes – Plastic containers and IBC totes can be recycled here in all Iowa's cities (Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport and other) and all states in US.


What are the alternatives to recycling plastic containers and IBC totes in Iowa?

Reusing them is the ideal alternative – however landfilling is the only other disposal drum option.
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