FAQs

ABOUT US

Q: How long has Diversified Plastics been in business?

A: We have been providing customers with industrial plastic products and plastic utility carts since 1976!

Q: What types of industries are served with DPI products?

A: Our industrial plastic bins and products serve customers in the following industries: hospitality, entertainment, manufacturing, construction, government, and more.

Q: What unique product features does DPI offer?

A: Our various industrial plastic products are available with a variety of features, including the option to add drain holes, hinged lids, spring lifts, fork pockets, and tow hitches.

Q: Is DPI environmentally friendly?

A: We make carts out of recycled materials and FDA approved carts.

Q: Who benefits from your products?

A: Our products are beneficial for employees because our linen transport carts, utility carts, and material handling carts allow them to transport and organize supplies efficiently and discreetly.

Q: Can I follow DPI on social media?

A: We have Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn! So please give us a follow to see the latest information about our company and industrial plastic products.

Q: Where is DPI located?

A: We have manufacturing plants and office locations in Latta, South Carolina and Social Circle, Georgia.

Q: Where can I find additional information on your products and their applications?

A: Our blog is a great source of information! You can learn more about various industrial plastic products, such as utility carts, and how they benefit different businesses like yours.

Q: I have a question that I can’t find the answer to, what should I do?

A: You can contact us! We’ll answer your question as quickly as possible.

Q: How do I request a quote for a DPI product?

A: Visit our Request A Quote page and fill out the short form. One of our product experts will be in touch with you shortly.

Q: Where can I learn more about each of your products?

A: Visit our products page to learn about our material handling carts, commercial dumpsters, safety barricades, and so much more!

Q: How many product lines does DPI offer?

A: Currently, we have seven unique product lines that continue to grow!

  • Commercial Trash Bins & Containers
  • Commercial Recycling Bins & Containers
  • Industrial Plastic Products
  • Industrial Plastic Bins/Textile Dye Subs
  • Spa Steps
  • Dock Floats
  • Column Protectors plus Standard and Metal Fence Traffic Barricades
  • Material Handling Carts & Utility Carts/College Moving Carts
  • Commercial Laundry Bins/Linen Transport Carts

 

INDUSTRIAL PLASTIC PRODUCTS

Q: What are the maintenance requirements for your industrial plastic products?

A: Our industrial plastic products have little to no maintenance requirements!

Q: How long do your industrial plastic products last?

A: Our products are rugged and low maintenance, which gives them a long lifespan for various applications.

 

INDUSTRIAL PLASTIC BINS/UTILITY CARTS

Q: Can your utility carts support heavy loads?

A: Yes, our utility carts are designed to support heavy loads. Each utility cart’s weight capacity can vary, so it's important to check the specifications provided under each product’s specifications.

Q: Are your utility carts easy to clean?

A: Yes, our utility carts can be easily wiped down with a damp cloth or washed with mild soap and water. However, these utility carts often require little to no maintenance.

Q: Can your utility carts be used outdoors?

A: For the best results, our utility carts should be used indoors. The polyethylene material that our utility carts are made of can degrade with extended sunlight exposure.

Q: Are your utility carts available in different colors?

A: Check out the utility cart page to view our full list of colors and other customizable features that you can choose from.

Q: Do your utility carts have wheels?

A: Yes! Our utility carts with wheels are available in small and large sizes to help employees transport various supplies and materials.

Q: What industries use your utility carts?

A: Places like hospitals, resorts, hotels, and prisons use our utility carts to transport materials such as bed linens, uniforms, towels, and more!

Q: Where can I buy utility carts?

A: You can request a quote for our utility carts or visit our online shop.

Q: What product should I purchase if I need to store cleaning supplies?

A: Our industrial plastic bins are great for storing materials and supplies in a safe and organized manner!

Q: What features do your industrial plastic bins have?

A: Our industrial plastic bins are available with hi-tech poly, phenolic, and polyurethane casters, along with a variety of colors.

 

COMMERCIAL WASTE & RECYCLING CONTAINERS

Q: What features do your commercial waste containers have?

A: Our commercial trash dumpsters are durable, corrosion-resistant, maintenance-free, and graffiti-resistant.

Q: What features do your commercial recycling containers have?

A: Our commercial recycling containers are durable, low-maintenance, and keep the moisture out.

Q: What can your commercial recycling containers be used for?

A: Our commercial recycling containers are a sustainable solution for waste management. They can be used at any commercial business, such as restaurants, and processing plants, construction zones, warehouses, manufacturing facilities, hospitals, hotels, motels, and resorts.

 

MATERIAL HANDLING CARTS

Q: What are material handling carts used for?

A: Our material handling carts are designed to transport and store materials in various industries and settings. They are commonly used in manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and other industrial environments to move heavy items, tools, products, or supplies from one location to another. Our material handling carts can also be used in commercial applications such as colleges, hotels, hospitals, and more.

Q: Do your material handling carts come with accessories or attachments?

A: Yes, we offer several customization options for our material handling carts. This includes lids, covers, hitches, hanging bars, racks, replacement casters, wheels, and stencil numbers & letters.

Q: Are material handling carts/college moving carts durable?

A: Our college moving carts are made from polyethene plastic, making them durable and able to withstand heavy use.

Q: Can college moving carts/material handling carts be used for other purposes besides moving?

A: Yes, college moving carts can be used for a variety of purposes, such as transporting laundry, moving furniture, or throwing out objects.

Q: Are material handling carts/college moving carts easy to maneuver?

A: Yes, our college moving carts are designed for easy maneuverability, with four wheels and a handle, making them easy to push and pull.

Q: Are college moving carts environmentally friendly?

A: Our college moving carts are environmentally friendly, especially since they can be reused multiple times. Additionally, college moving carts can make it easier to transport items by reducing the need for single-use plastic bags and other disposable containers.

Q: What are the advantages of material handling carts?

A: Our plastic material handling carts offer several advantages over carts made from other materials. They are lightweight yet durable, which makes them easy to maneuver while still being able to handle heavy loads. Additionally, our material handling carts are resistant to many chemicals, rust, and corrosion, making them suitable for use in various industries.

Q: How can I maintain a textile dye tub?

A: Our plastic products are made to be long-lasting and require minimal maintenance. However, regularly cleaning your textile dye tub can help maintain a new appearance for a longer period of time.

Q: Are textile dye tubs suitable for small-scale production?

A: Our textile dye tubs are versatile and can be used for both small-scale and large-scale production. Many smaller models are available for businesses with lower production volumes.

 

COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY BINS/HOTEL LAUNDRY CARTS

Q: Can linen transport carts accommodate different linen sizes?

A: Many of our linen transport carts come with adjustable shelves or compartments, allowing them to accommodate various linen sizes. This flexibility is especially useful in facilities that handle linens of different dimensions.

Q: What safety features should I look for in linen transport carts?

A: Our customization options include safety features such as locking mechanisms on wheels to prevent accidental rolling, sturdy construction to prevent tipping, and ergonomic handles for easy maneuverability.

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