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Drums Recycling

Drums are one of the most used containers for holding or storing variety of things ranging from liquids to powder to solids, and they’re also one of the most commonly recycled materials. While many people think of recycling as simply throwing something in the bin, there’s actually a lot more to it than that. In order to recycle drums properly, you need to know what type of drum it is, what material it’s made of, and how to clean it.

Options of Drums Recycling


There are a few different ways to recycle drums or tin barrels. The most common way is to recycle the metal. This can be done by taking the drums to a scrapyard or recycling center. The second way is to reuse the drums. This can be done by using them for another purpose such as planters, storage containers, or even art projects. The last way to recycle drums is to compost them. This can be done by breaking them down and using them as mulch in your garden.

Harms of dumping Drums and Cans?

While drums, barrels and cans may seem like they can be recycled endlessly, the reality is that they can cause significant harm to the environment if not properly disposed of. Drums and cans are made of metal, which can leach into the soil and water if not properly contained. Additionally, when drums and cans are burned, they release harmful toxins into the air.

How does MyRecycler assist?

drum recycling

When it comes to recycling drums and tin barrels, there are a few things that we at MyRecycler  keep in mind. First, we make sure that the drums are clean and dry before recycling them. This will help to avoid any cross contamination or health hazards. Second, we remove any labels or stickers from the drums before recycling them. This will help to ensure that the recycled materials are of a high quality. Finally, we make sure to crush the drums before recycling them. This will help to save space in the recycling bin and make it easier for the recycler to process the material.

We at MyRecycler, know exactly how to manage and recycle drums and cans waste.

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