Manufacturer of Plastic Drums and IBC Totes, Leads the Way in Environmental
Greenville, SC -
January 6, 2014 - Encore Container, a
leading reconditioner of IBC
totes and a manufacturer and reconditioner of plastic drums, has adopted
several efforts to promote sustainability within the company: container
reconditioning, plastic and steel recycling, water conservation and waste
minimization. These efforts will continue to be a core focus for the company in
Chad Odom, CEO of
Encore Container, said, "By reconditioning and recycling industrial containers,
such as plastic drums
and IBC totes, we limit our
environmental impact while still delivering great products with the fastest
service in the industry. In fact, our business model is founded on
sustainability and being a good steward to our environment."
One key way Encore Container serves the
environment is by extending the life of industrial containers, including
57-gallon plastic drums and 220-gallon, 275-gallon and 330-gallon Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC
receive containers from all over the United States thanks to our network of
logistical contacts," said Odom. "We then process and recondition these
containers to a level that meets all regulatory and consumer specifications for
reuse, which includes cleaning, removing content identifiers and treating and
disposing of any resulting waste."
are then sold to chemical manufacturers for product packaging, thus extending
and Steel Recycling
containers fail to meet acceptable standards for reuse, Encore Container
recycles the plastic in-house and reuses the material on-site to manufacture
open-head drums. These drums are made from 100% recycled plastic.
addition to recycling plastic for reuse in-house, we have relationships with
steel recycling vendors, which allows us to recycle the steel from the support
cages of IBC totes that don't meet standards for reuse," Odom explained.
"Off-site steel recyclers process the cages and allow the steel to continue its
life cycle in a variety of industrial uses."
plays a major role in the reconditioning process. Encore Container has created
an innovative wash process that minimizes the use of fresh water through
treatment, filtration, engineering controls, and continuous recycling. Fresh
water is only introduced at the final rinse stage in the process, reducing the
environmental impact and conserving nature's most precious resource.
also strive to minimize other waste produced at our facility," said Odom. "We
screen incoming containers before accepting them for reconditioning to make
sure they meet health and safety guidelines. We only accept empty containers,
which minimizes waste both for us and for our end users."
Encore Container is a leading
manufacturer of industrial containers headquartered in Greenville, SC. With a
focus on quality products, efficient logistics and dependable service, Encore
Container is the only company in the industry that offers container
manufacturing and reconditioning under one roof.
company provides plastic
drums and IBC totes, as
well as services that include national trip-leasing and pick-up service for drum
cleaning, refurbishing and recycling. For more information about Encore
Container and its timely, cost-effective deliveries and pickups, call
864-277-2887 or visit www.encorecontainer.com.