Janitorial services, both manufacturers and service providers, that manage bulk quantities of solutions or compounds, benefit by using reconditioned drums and totes. For janitorial supply manufacturers, totes and drums are ideal for storing and transporting of raw materials needed in the manufacturing process. Once manufactured, cleaning solutions, compounds and waxes are transported and stored in drums and totes. Organizations reduce their costs while minimizing the environmental impact of the manufacturing process. For janitorial service organizations, drums and totes can not only be used for cleaning compounds and waxes, but also for storage of cleaning debris and the transport of waste material off-site.