DOT Hazardous Materials Markings Guide (Chart 15)

By |2017-05-11T11:35:15-07:00May 11th, 2017|Regulations|

The Department of Transportation (DOT) and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published this helpful chart for understanding hazardous materials markings, labeling and placarding. It contains examples of the markings required for shipping hazardous [...]

Is There a Difference Between an Overpack and Salvage Drum?

By |2016-07-20T11:16:35-07:00June 3rd, 2016|Regulations|

Yes! The terms overpack drum and salvage drum are regularly used interchangeably. But, there is a difference between the two. Many of our customers ask for overpack drums when they actually need salvage drums. Overpack Drums By definition, [...]

Making Rain Barrels from Used Barrels – and the Environmental Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting

By |2016-10-20T14:04:10-07:00April 11th, 2016|Specials|

By Guest Blogger, Jesse Savou, founder of BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment Systems Have you ever seen blue plastic barrels lying around – in refuse yards, along the side of the road, or maybe even in your [...]

Chemical Compatibility of High Density Polyethylene Drums

By |2016-10-20T14:04:11-07:00December 14th, 2015|News|

Polyethylene is an excellent choice in material for a container. Generally, polyethylene is chemical resistant and inert. The lack of polarity and the ability to crystallize give polyethylene great resistance to chemicals. Further, there is [...]