Used Bins and Totes

Used bins and plastic totes are perfect for warehouses along with industrial applications. All varieties in stock including: Akrobins, IBC Totes, Nestable and Stackable Bins, and more. We have large quantities of all used bin and used tote styles, and offer quantity discounts. Pricing may vary based on condition, quantity desired, and capacity required. ASI has been in the business of selling quality used warehouse and storage equipment for over 20 years. We are located in RI, and offer competitive freight rates when shipping nationally. Call us today for a free same day quote! Our friendly sales staff will work with you to solve your material handling needs. Not everyone calls them bins or totes, some refer to plastic totes as: used plastic stackable totes, used warehouse totes, used plastic bulk containers, used attached lid totes, used plastic shelf bins, or used stock picking totes.

Used Storage Bins
  • Achieve organization
  • Corrosion proof
  • Lip for hanging on panels
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Used Louvered Panels
  • Mount on walls
  • Sized to order
  • Holds all sizes of bins
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Used Finger Lid Totes
  • Reusable shipping containers
  • Handles for carrying
  • Hinged attached lids
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Used IBC Totes
  • Reusable liquid storage
  • Steel reinforced
  • Drain completely
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Used Plastic Totes
  • Nest for easy storage
  • Easy to keep clean
  • Ideal for storage and shipping
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Used Corrugated Bins
  • Outlast cardboard containers
  • Lightweight and easy to handle
  • Completely recyclable
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Used Stackable Bins
  • Save space, stack up
  • Store larger products
  • No rust or corrosion
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Used Nestable Totes
  • Nestable to save space
  • Resists oil and dirt
  • Ideal for order picking
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Used Divider Boxes
  • Customize storage space
  • Organize small parts
  • Get rid of cardboard boxes
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About Bins and Totes

Used bins and totes might seem like a straightforward purchase, but there are actually many options that go along with it. One of the first questions to ask is do you need totes that stack on top of each other, or do you need them to sit inside each other or “nest”? There are also bins and totes that actually do both if you require that. Used bins and totes are typically made of high density polyethylene material, which won’t rust, corrode, or bend.

Stackable bins and totes are great for storing inventory because they can be placed on top of each other without a lid and without putting pressure on the contents of the container below. If they are only stackable, then they will not nest into each other when they are empty, so they do take up a lot of additional storage space when they are not being used. Stackable containers also typically do not have lids, and provide more cubic capacity.

Nestable bins and totes are able to sit inside of each other when they are not in use, which greatly saves space when transporting and storing empty containers. They cannot be stacked unless they also include lids that allow for stacking, which depends on the manufacturer.

If you require the ability to both store empty containers in a small space, but also stack them when they are full of product, then stackable and nestable bins and totes may be the right choice. Some styles of nestable and stackable totes allow for stacking with or without a lid. Lids are usually finger lid style, which are attached to the tote itself. Sides of the bin are indented in a way that if a bin is placed on top in one orientation it nests, and in the opposite orientation it stacks.

Another popular container specifically for handling bulk fluids is an Intermediate Bulk Container. This style of container is usually a cube with metal frame around it to protect the contents. Typically IBC containers transport chemicals, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and liquids with their capacity ranging from 500 to 3000 liters. They also have bases that are compatible with lift equipment, so they can easily be moved by forklifts.

For electronic parts storage, Electrostatic Dissipative Material totes (ESD totes) are commonly used. Made of polypropylene, ESD totes protect sensitive electronic parts from radio waves and electricity. Covers snap on to keep dust and debris from getting in, keeping your electrical storage safe.

There are clearly many factors to consider when deciding what type of tote or bin is ideal for your storage application. Let ASI help you determine the size, shape, and style that is right for you by asking relevant questions about the project you are trying to complete, or what storage you are trying to organize. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff and our massive 530,000 square foot facility of inventory should be able to provide you more than enough options when purchasing used totes or bins from us.

Used Bins and Totes Frequently Asked Questions:

What types of inexpensive used totes are usually available from ASI?

  • Many include nesting, stacking, nesting/stacking, IBC, Fingerlid, Corrugated, ESP, and many others. Our search for inventory is nationwide and typically results in a wide variety of sizes, types, and materials.

Do you sell portable and stationary equipment for totes?

  • Yes, we can provide several types of carts, elevators, conveyor, and various types of shelving.

What type and size bins do you stock?

  • Our inventory of bins typically is purchased in truck load quantities but varies on a daily basis. We usually carry the major brands in various colors and sizes.

Do you sell storage and handling equipment for bins?

  • Yes, our inventory includes portable and stationary and customized equipment.

How quickly can I get my order filled?

  • It depends on the size of the order and our current production schedule. Your sales person will include an estimated lead time on your quote.