Hazardous material storage requires the container to hold and contain hazardous materials during storage and/or transportation. The containers may be in many different shapes such as bags, barrels, bottles, boxes, buildings, cabinets, cans, carrying cases, coolers, drums, envelopes, folders, and tanks. Hazardous material storage containers may be made by many different materials, including aluminum, steel, plastic, and concrete.
Hazardous material storage are designed for the containment, storage and transportation of chemicals, trash, recycling materials, fuel or oil, and perishable goods. These storage containers often require weather resistance, temperature control, and corrosion resistance.