An open-head plastic drum is also known as an open top plastic drum. For these open top drums, the top lid can be completely removed. Open top plastic drum can be left open-topped (with no lid), or sealed with a secure lid and fastenings for transport or storage purposes. The container will be filled, and emptied, from the top portion by removing the lid. Open top plastic drums are durable, resilient, and strong enough to hold hazardous waste.