ACRC – Ag Container Recycling Council
The Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC) is an industry funded not-for-profit organization that safely collects and recycles agricultural crop protection, animal health and specialty pest control product containers (jugs and drums).
What does the ACRC do?
The (ACRC) promotes and supports programs in the United States for the collection and recycling of triple or pressure rinsed plastic containers (up to and including 55 gallon) that contained agricultural crop protection, animal health and specialty pest control products.
What types of containers are accepted for recycling?
All non-refillable, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic crop protection and specialty pesticide product containers in sizes up to and including 55 gallons are accepted.
How are containers collected and recycled?
Five ACRC contractors collect containers from retailers, applicators, farmers and other users at more than 2500 collection sites. Containers are typically ground up on site, washed, and then used in a range of end use products approved by the ACRC. Agricultural drain pipe is an example.
Follow the link below for more information on container recycling and/or how to locate an ACRC contractor in your area.