Video: Emptying Containers – What You Need to Know


An explanation of the federal empty container rule that is clear and easy-to-understand. This federal rule, also known as the “one-inch rule,” applies to all industrial containers that are destined for cleaning and reuse by members of the Reusable Industrial Packaging Association (RIPA).  (2 min 27 sec)

Also, see HERE a model Empty Certification form that you can share with emptier customers. This model certification was developed by RIPA and draws on decades of business and legal experience. Contact RIPA with any questions.