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Sell Your Used IBC Totes

Container Purchase Program and Buy-back

  • We Buy New & Used IBC Totes Nationwide
  • ZERO Transportation Costs
  • Free Removal of your IBC Totes
  • Higher Rebates
  • Drop Trailers Available
  • On Time Pickup’s
  • We pay for your used Totes!
  • Payment methods include check, ACH, credit card, Venmo, etc.
  • Submit Now To Get An Estimate!
Where to buy IBC Totes?

At Verde Trader we are happy to purchase your containers. We offer a number of programs that fit all business sizes and needs.

Selling your excess containers has never been easier!

Verde Trader is glad to assist you in creating an environmentally responsible disposal solution for your empty containers.

Free Pickups
Verde Trader will pay the cost of Freight! So you don’t have to
1 On 1 Support
Our expert team will know how to handle your totes. We got you!
Easy Payment
Companies with excellent containers will be awarded for their totes!
Getting Started

How do I sell my totes?

Follow these easy steps to start selling!

Who buys IBC Totes?
  • 1
    Enter Your Company Info
    To begin the purchasing process, please enter your company information into the form above.
  • 2
    Confirmation Call
    Once you've supplied us with the necessary information and uploaded your SDS and pictures, we'll call to finalize the process. Our phone call gives us the opportunity to confirm your needs and expectations.
  • 3
    When container specifications have been confirmed and all required documents are in order, we will arrange pickup by an independent transport company or the customer.
  • 4
    Pickup Date & Dock Appointments
    Before we purchase your IBC Totes, our staff will schedule and confirm the pickup of your containers. We will send a BOL to your email address and coordinate the pickup date and time with you.
  • 5
    Inventory Check Ins
    From that point on, we’ll be checking in with you regularly and continue to schedule routine container services. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to reach out to our account manager.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I start selling my IBC Totes?

In order for us to purchase your IBC Totes, you’ll need to begin by entering your company information in the above form. Due to the high volume of requests, we require everyone to start with simply filling out the form above.

Who do we work with?

We work with manufacturers both big and small, recyclers, brokers, and IBC Tote Reconditioners.

How do I get paid?

Vendors are paid on net 30. However, we're happy to work with our vendors to make sure they are getting paid in a timely manner. If you would prefer other terms or some other billing schedule, we are happy to accommodate.

What is the turn around time to start selling?

Typically it takes 2 to 5 days after receiving all the pertinent information to have a truck at your dock. Sometimes due to location, asking price and IBC Tote condition it may take longer.

How many IBC Totes fit on a 53" trailer?

60 totes doubled stacked

How much are my containers worth?

The value of your containers depends on the condition, and location, etc. Once we receive pictures of your totes you can expect an account manager to reach out to review this with you.

What is the minimum quantity of IBC Totes I can sell?

We will purchase anywhere from 20 to 1000's of IBCs. We are happy to purchase as many as you're willing to sell!

Do I need to rinse my totes?

Yes and no!

Container Expectations and Requirements

What type of condition to expect the totes to be in?

In order for us to handle you containers they must maintain their full structural integrity, and must be free of the following:

  • No Damage to inner tank
  • No Severe Residue or Oxidation
  • No Stained Bottles
  • No Severe Structural Damage
  • No Wooden Pallet

Unacceptable Containers

Please see the photos below of examples of totes are not fit for resale.


Containers that are NON RCRA EMPTY will be rejected at the dock doors and shipped back to you at your own expense.

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Companies We Work With


At Verde Trader we understand that every manufacturing facility is different, with its own unique goals and restraints. In light of this, we’ve built our platform with the ability to be flexible, to accommodate those different needs.

An account manager will work closely with you to determine the best solution for your facility, keeping in mind your individual objectives and concerns.


If you are a tradition recycler and have an account that generates IBC Totes in their waste stream we are just the place to find those containers a new home.

At Verde Trader we help recyclers across the nation to move all of their IBC Totes month after month, and make certain they never accumulate in their warehouse.


Here at Verde Trader, we offer a vast inventory of containers across the country. We’re delighted to work with brokers looking to buy or sell IBC Totes and source the exact container at the best price possible that makes the most logistical sense.

Our Mission

What can you expect from us?

At Verde Trader our priority is to help you increase your waste rebates, while simultaneously decreasing your environmental footprint.

The manufacturers and vendors we work with are the cornerstones of our business, and will always be treated with respect. We pride ourselves on full transparency, paying our vendors on time, and providing top-class customer service.

We are happy to receive feedback, and will always take it with our working relationship in mind. Please, let us know if you have any other questions on how we can help you!

Verde Trader

Verde Trader is a used industrial packaging marketplace. Our goal is to service companies all of sizes.

Reach us

1800 E 5th St. #171Austin, TX 78702

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