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Container Collection and Recycling Resources

Companies for Container Collection and Recycling

As a service to pesticide users, TPSA has compiled the following list of companies that currently collect Mini Bulk containers (also called intermediate bulk containers or IBCs) for recycling.  Collecting the containers is the first step in the recycling process, which is generally followed by processing the material and then using the collected material to create new end use products, such as field drain pipe or pallets.  Only this last step of creating new end use products is technically considered recycling.

TPSA recommends that anyone looking to recycle pesticide Mini Bulk / IBCs conduct due diligence of potential container collectors, processors and recyclers and ask questions such as:

  • What roles in the recycling process does the company perform – collection, processing and/or creating new end use products from the collected plastic?
  • Does the company handle the plastic according to the American National Standards Institute/American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ANSI/ASABE) Standard S596?
  • If the company only collects the containers, what do they do with the collected containers?  What does the company do to ensure that the “downstream” organizations handle the collected containers according to the ANSI/ASABE standard?
  • What end use product is created from the recycled plastic?  Will the company provide documentation showing that?
  • Is the recycled plastic shipped overseas?

TPSA recommends that the plastic is handled according to the ANSI/ASABE Standard S596, Recycling Plastic Containers from Pesticides and Pesticide-Related Products.
Note: Users must purchase the document from ASABE for a nominal fee.

TPSA further recommends that the recycled plastic be used in North America to produce end use products identified in the ANSI/ASABE standard such as marine pilings, bridge pilings, field drain pipe, fence posts, construction site mats, speed bumps, parking stops, hazardous waste drums, scaffold nailing strips, commercial truck sub-floor support members, and commercial truck/manure spreader decker boards, or other acceptable end user products identified by a risk assessment, as described in ANSI/ASABE Standard S596.

Companies Collecting Pesticide Mini Bulk / Intermediate Bulk Containers for Recycling

Download printable Mini Bulk / IBC Collector/Recycler document here.

 

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Company
Plastic IBCs
Composite IBCs
(caged tanks)
Metal IBCs

Agri-Plas, Inc.

Container Life Cycle Management LLC (dba Indianapolis Drum Service)

Container Services Network, LLC

Cropland Containers

IBC North America/ Clean Tide Containers

Interstate Ag Plastics

Myers Container

National Container Group, LLC

Next Day Container

Recycle, Inc.

Schuetz Container Systems/Cardinal Container Services

Tri-Rinse, Inc.

Twin City Container, Inc.

US Ag Recycling, Inc.

Download printable Mini Bulk / IBC Collector/Recycler document here.
Note to Container Collectors, Processors and Recyclers: Please send corrections to this information or requests to be added to the list to [email protected].

 

Pesticide Manufacturers and Distributors

Contacts for Planning and Conducting Mini Bulk / IBC Collection and Recycling Programs

Download printable ACRC Member Company Contacts for Recycling of Minibulks

In addition, the following Pesticide Manufacturers and Distributors have identified contacts for planning and conducting collection and recycling programs for Mini Bulk / IBCs that contained pesticides. Click on the company name for contact information.

ADAMA US (Makhteshim-Agan)

Helena Chemical Company

Albaugh, Inc.

Monsanto

Arysta LifeScience of
North America

Nufarm Americas Inc.

BASF Corporation

Syngenta Crop Protection

Bayer CropScience

Tenkoz, Inc.

Dow AgroSciences, LLC

Valent U.S.A. Corporation

DuPont Crop Protection

Wilbur-Ellis Company

FMC Agricultural Products

WinField Solutions

Gowan Company

Download printable ACRC Member Company Contacts for Recycling of Minibulks

Note to Pesticide Manufacturers and Distributors: Please send corrections to this information or requests to be added to the list to [email protected].

 

Important Note from TPSA

Legal Disclaimer:  As a service to pesticide users, The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) has compiled the list of companies in the United States that currently collect mini bulk containers, also called intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), for recycling.

This list includes the most current information available at this time.  TPSA does not endorse any one of the companies listed.  Nor does this list reflect all of the laws and regulations which federal, state and local authorities may impose.  Persons utilizing this document are encouraged to consult federal, state, local and any other applicable laws and regulations on a case by case basis and to conduct due diligence in the review and selection of companies.

TPSA specifically disclaims any liability resulting from or alleged to result from the use this information.  This list should not be considered or relied upon as the sole basis or reference for recycling pesticide mini bulks/IBCs conduct practice due diligence of potential container collectors, processers and recyclers.This list can be used as a resource and TPSA recommends that the plastic is handled according to the ANSI/ASABE Standard S596, Recycling Plastic Pesticide Containers from Pesticides and Pesticide-Related Products.