Smiths of the Forest of Dean Ltd - The Tank and Drum Experts

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Recycled tanks and drums - sourced from our trusted suppliers

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We source responsibly from trusted suppliers so you can buy with confidence.
Most products are from stock - you are welcome to call in and collect.
We are registered with the Environment Agency and hold a Waste Carrier Certificate.
IBC tank - 640 litres
W:800 H:1000
IBC tank - 820 litres
W:1000 H:1000
New IBC tanks
IBC tank - 1000 litres
W:1000 H:1160
Galvanised 1000 litres
W:1000 H:1160
All IBCs come with an outlet. Ex-food grade. Huge stocks of fittings in our online shop
IBCs - Intermediate Bulk Containers: We supply mostly ex-food grade. They are palletised and come with a galvanised steel cage, and an outlet. You can choose from a huge stock of fittings including adaptors, reinforced hose, blanking caps, lids etc.
Note to HGV Training Providers:
1000 litre IBCs are perfect for complying with HGV training rules. Ring to discuss.
45 litre ex Mango-Chutney
H:47cm/18"  W:38cm/15"
Stocks of these run out quickly - ring to check if collecting May contain residues of original food product. Two handles and a screw top.
Lids may be red or black
Drums may have evidence of previous use such as surface scratches etc.
Reconditioned Plastic Drum - 160 litres
H:70cm/2'4" W:60cm/2' 
Twin bung
For further information ring
New plastic drums
Translucent - easy to see content level
Here fitted with a vented cap.
Any questions?Ring 01594 833308
These are reconditioned
Recycled Steel Drums
205 ltr/45 gal
H:85cm/2'10" W:60cm/2'
Open top, available with or without lids and clamps
New steel drums
Lid and lever clamp or lid with nut and bolt clamp Colour of drums may vary. Drums will show signs of wear. Tighthead style
Want new steel drums?
Reconditioned Steel Drums
205 ltr/45 gal
H:85cm/2'10" W:60cm/2'
Open top with lever clamp
Available with or without lids and clamps Reconditioned are UN rated Normal stock item. 8 fit on a pallet. We can deliver by the truckload.
Recycled terracotta-coloured drum
220 ltr/48 gal
H:1m/3'3" W:60cm/2'
Heavy duty screw top lid. The drum is exceptional. Call and pick one up or order online
More info/Buy now
Open top. Lid width: 42cm/16.5"
Industrial quality drum.
Interior - ex-food grade, may be residues. Exterior may show signs of use, marks, scratches etc. We dispatch these as water butts all over the UK

Stocks of recycled vary from day-to-day.
Recycled blue tighthead drum
210 ltr/46 gal
H:94cm/3'2" W:58cm/23"
Twin bung top

Ex-food grade, may be residues. This one has been converted into a recycled water butt.  

New plastic drums

New steel drums

New IBC tanks
Any questions?
Give us a call on 01594 833308 and we'd be happy to help.

Tank and drum fittings.
Want a handy spanner to undo tight bungs?
More info/Buy now
Recycled tanks and drums - all usually available from stock, though quantities vary according to our supply network.
Industrial quality standard.  Some look as good as new but most recycled naturally have evidence of use.
Environmental impact:
Our recycled steel and plastic drums are on at least second use. Recycled drums and IBC tanks are reuseable and recyclable. Many can be reconditioned and reused several times more before a cycle of being recycled. Our recycled IBCs are all on at least second use and have been responsibly sourced from trusted suppliers.
Some reconditioned drums and tanks have UN ratings - phone to confirm if this is important to you.
Straight away. Usually plenty of stocks, though they will obvously vary due to supply factors. Same day dispatch if you order  before 11am. Next day delivery available. Same day dispatch for fittings ordered before 2pm. If collecting, good idea to phone so we can get your tanks out ready. You can buy one or a truckload. Delivery no problem to most postcodes.
Optional extras:
Vast choice of additional fittings/outlets available - see fittings in our online shop  fittings  or phone us.
Prices and more info:
Give us a call or email. Some recycled products in our online shop
Recycled IBCs and drums are sourced from trusted suppliers so you can buy with confidence - mostly ex-food product. Drums and tanks may have evidence of previous use such as surface scratches etc. Stock levels of recycled tanks and drums ineviably fluctuate, so you may want to phone first to check.
These drums and tanks are an industrial standard so the quality is exceptional.
You can phone us on 01594 833308
Capacities and dimensions are approximate.     Some tanks available in our online shop
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