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How It Works
What You Get

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Ordering and using a Big Blue Barrel is a simple as 1, 2, 3!


The Big Blue Barrel (55 Gallons) is $499.

The Baby Blue Barrel (14 Gallons) is $199.

The Big Blue Box (56 cubic feet) is $999.

A Big Blue Barrel can be easily and quickly ordered through the website by clicking here.

To place a verbal order, call 513-448-4200.

How it Works

Order your Big Blue Barrel here.

  1. 1. Once your Big Blue Barrel is received, place it in a convenient and secure, non-public location.
  2. Open the lid and remove the return paperwork and the In and Out list. These will be attached to the underside of the lid.
  3. Attach the lid and ring to the Big Blue Barrel using the chain and hook supplied.
  4. Let your users know what can be tossed into the Big Blue Barrel. You can find the In and Out list here.
  5. Fill the Big Blue Barrel.
  6. When the Big Blue Barrel is filled, put the lid on and attach the ring to hold it in place.
  7. Once the ring is on and clamped down, attach the BBB number tag to the Big Blue Barrel ring.
  8. Stick the pickup tags to the Big Blue Barrel lid.
  9. Notify the Big Blue Barrel staff a pickup is needed.
  10. Receive pickup confirmation date and time.
  11. Move the Big Blue Barrel to the pickup location.
  12. Wait for the pickup.

With each order you will receive:

  • The Big Blue Barrel
  • Unique tracking number
  • Return shipping paperwork
  • BBB numbered barrel seal
  • Confirmation your Big Blue Barrel is received by Big Blue Barrel
  • Certificate of Destruction documenting of how, when and by who, the contents of your Big Blue Barrel is securely destroyed and recycled

Put it In

  • Audio Tape
  • Cables
  • CD/DVDs
  • CD/DVD Drive
  • Cellphones
  • Christmas Lights
  • Computer Boards
  • Desk Phones
  • Extension Cords
  • Flash/USB drives
  • Floppy disks
  • Hard Drives
  • Lead Aprons
  • Lead Bricks
  • Lead Shielding
  • Magnetic tape
  • Memory
  • Microfiche
  • Microfilm
  • Network Cables
  • Network Switches
  • Networking Devices
  • Optical Disks
  • Optical Tape Drives
  • Paper Files
  • PC/Laptops/Tablets
  • Phone Charger
  • Power Strips
  • SD Cards
  • Solid State Drives
  • Solid State Hard Drives
  • Switches
  • Telecom Devices
  • Used, Undamaged Laser Printer Cartridges Wrapped in Plastic
  • UPS w/o Batteries
  • USB Drives
  • USB Hubs
  • Wire
  • Wi-Fi Equipment
  • X-ray Film
  • X-ray Film in Jackets

Pull it Out

  • Aerosol Cans
  • Acids
  • Batteries
  • Biohazards
  • Clothing
  • Computer Monitors
  • Compressed Gas
  • Corrosive Chemicals
  • Drugs
  • Fluorescent Tubes
  • Food
  • Incandescent Bulbs
  • LED Bulbs and Lamps
  • Light Bulbs
  • Liquids
  • Liquids in Containers
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Mercury Containing Devices
  • Oil
  • Oily Rags
  • Paint
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Sharps
  • Solvents
  • Trash
  • Wood