Used Metal Bins and Wire Baskets in Stock

    Container Essentials is now offering heavy duty used metal bins and wire baskets.

    Used wire baskets or metal bins are a great choice for heavy applications such as metal casting, metal stamping and, scrap metal collection.

    Browse our Toledo Ohio inventory and contact us today for a quote. If you don’t see the size you need, we have more bins available from several locations throughout North America.

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    Used Straight Wall Totes in Stock

    Straight wall totes, also known as stacking totes, are great option to protect parts during assembly, processing, storage and transportation in a range of industries, including automotive, appliance, and other high-volume manufacturing applications. Our used totes are a great option for companies looking to reduce packaging costs and lead times. Below is a list of totes we have in stock as of today in Ohio. We also offer totes from several locations through out North America, and availability changes daily.

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    What's the Real Cost of Your Commercial Collection Containers?

    Recently, a scrap paper recycling customer wanted to evaluate the actual cost of using commercial collection containers instead of just looking at the purchase price. Good idea. As always, there’s more to cost of ownership than purchase price.

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    Five Ways to Maximize Your ROI

    Commercial Containers Buyer’s Guide [Part Four]

    These simple steps will help you get the most from your commercial containers.

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    Do Your Reusable Commercial Containers Go Missing?

    From time to time our customers have asked if there’s an inexpensive, simple system available to automate tracking their commercial containers.

    You know how it goes: You send 50 containers to your customer, and they can only account for 40. You’re out about $250 each time a container disappears, and it adds up to more than you expected.

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    4 Ways Leasing Commercial Recycling Containers Can Save You Big Time

    Reusable containers can dramatically reduce the cost of recycling industrial materials, but many companies still rely heavily on disposable containers. They just don’t have enough cash to buy reusable, even though they know they can save big in the long run.

    There is a way that can reduce the financial impact of converting from disposable to reusable commercial recycling containers: leasing

    To help our customers save capital, we’ve partnered JB2 Funding (, a company with broad experience financing commercial equipment including containers.

    Here are 4 ways leasing commercial recycling containers can benefit your company:

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    3 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Your Commercial Containers

    It’s easy to think that commercial containers are just a normal cost of doing business and there’s not a lot you can do about it.

    However, with some small changes, you can create savings that will have a positive effect on your company’s bottom line – and maybe even free up budget for some of your other initiatives.

    Here are 3 ways you can reduce the cost of your containers. Some may sound counterintuitive at first, but keep reading – these strategies will save you money over time.

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    Aren’t All Reusable Scrap Recycling Containers the Same?

    Prices for reusable scrap recycling containers with similar sizes and volume capacities can be all over the map. Why? Isn’t one container as good as another?

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    Guide to Choosing a Container Supplier

    Chances are you’re on the lookout for the most effective tools to help you manage and grow your business. The best container suppliers can do more than provide products at competitive prices. They’re professional resources who can help recycling businesses accomplish their goals.

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    Using gaylords? Cut container costs 50%!

    If you’re using gaylords you can achieve dramatic savings by moving to reusable containers.

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