5 Gallon Plastic Pails: Our Guide


A 5 gallon plastic pail has many uses, yet what really matters is the quality of said 5 gallon plastic pails. In this post, we’ll be discussing the various components of our 5 gallon plastic pails, the benefits of our 5 gallon plastic pails, and some great suggestions as to what you can do with our 5 gallon plastic pails. Enjoy!

What is a 5 Gallon Plastic Pail?

A 5 gallon plastic pail is a pail which has many uses, many of which we’ll discuss in this piece today. A 5 gallon plastic pail is quite frankly what it sounds like. The 5 gallon plastic pail we produce here at Consolidated Plastics is made to withstand some of the toughest conditions you can throw at it. The versatility our 5 gallon plastic pails have is some of the best you can buy.

What are Our 5 Gallon Plastic Pails Made Of?

5 gallon plastic pails from Consolidated Plastics are made of HDPE (High Density Polyethylene). This grade of plastic product helps to provide the much needed durability you’ll need to succeed with your daily use of our 5 gallon plastic pails. We’ve been able to develop a 5 gallon plastic pail which will stand up to some of the toughest jobs you have for it. Additionally, our 5 gallon plastic pails meet FDA standards. How great is that? We think so too!

Where Can I Buy a 5 Gallon Plastic Pail with a Lid?

Right here from Consolidated Plastics! All of our 5 gallon plastic pails come with the option to add compatible lids. We know you’ll be storing and moving some precious cargo, and we wouldn't want anything to spill, now would we? Nope! So let’s protect whatever you’re storing in our 5 gallon plastic pails with our unique gamma seal lids!

5 Gallon Plastic Bucket/Pail Uses

Below are some of the most popular uses for our 5 gallon plastic pails & buckets we’ve discovered throughout the years:

Portable Paint Bucket Container

If you find yourself needing some extra buckets for a paint job you and your team are working on, a 5 gallon plastic pail can be a great way to store the paint as it’s transported to the job site.

Storage Container for Random Odds & Ends

Storing random odds and ends as needed can be a great way to keep track of all said random odds and ends. Don’t lose that pesky screw you finally found, or that piece of material you need for the next job site; just place it in your “junk drawer” equivalent of a 5 gallon plastic pail with a gamma seal lid and you’ll be good to go!

Transporting & Dumping Mulch

Transporting mulch is one thing, but also being able to dump mulch in 5 gallon increments is awesome. This is exactly what you’ll be capable of when you choose to use our 5 gallon plastic buckets for your mulch transportation, scooping, and distributing as you see fit.

Container Planters

Planting your favorite vegetables in our 5 gallon plastic containers can be a great way to segment and kick start a garden. We’ve seen our 5 gallon plastic containers utilized for everything from tomatoes, to cucumbers, to melons, to squash. It’s all up to you what you decide to plant this year to launch your delicious garden.

Debris Collector While Gardening

If you’ve ever gardened, you know you’ll often dig up random debris in the soil which may interfere with the growth process of your plants. With our 5 gallon plastic pails, you can easily bring your pail along with you as you’re gardening to collect any and all debris you may encounter.

Compost Bucket

If you’re into composting, you’ll find our 5 gallon pails with gamma seal lids to be fantastic for this purpose. The gamma seal lids are tight-fitting and will provide the right environment for your compost to break down over time.

Harvesting Bucket (Potatoes, Carrots, & Other Root Vegetables…)

If you want to collect the fruits, or vegetables, of your labor, you’ll want to bring along a 5 gallon plastic pail from Consolidated Plastics to best gather any and all of your delicious fruits or vegetables.

Choose from Our Wide Variety of 5 Gallon Plastic Buckets!

If you’ve been searching and searching for a high-quality, multi-use 5 gallon plastic pail; Consolidated Plastics is the right choice for you! Feel free to click the button below to explore all of the 5 gallon plastic pails we have to offer!