Better Buckets

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A High-Grade Drinking Water Bucket

Buckets Save Lives
Help stop children dying from preventable waterborne diseases 

Source: Jane Beesley/Oxfam


  • Easy to Use Drinking Water Bucket 

    • 14-Litre Capacity 

    • Clip-on-cap allows better cleaning and easier filling from hand pumps

    • Optional tap makes serving water quick and easy

    • Ideal for WASH kits

  • Can Survive Heavy Use

    • Drop-tested to 2m without leakage

    • Made from virgin polyethylene

  • Easy to Transport

    • Stackable

    • No sharp edges on base for carrying on head

    • Strong and soft handle easy to lift

  • Hygienic

    • Curved internal surfaces limit bacterial growth

    • Sealable cap to avoid falling contaminants

    • Unit can be completely sealed from water ingress

    • Rim-lock design fits the lid tightly to the bucket's body​

  • Branding Optional

    • Lids can be embossed with brand logos as specified

    • Choice of color of bucket and lid

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We work with local factories to make the product there; this reduces costs and delivery time so the buckets get to users more quickly. 


Local manufacturing can reduce the shipping cost by as much as 20 times, which means lower overall cost per unit.  


200 buckets per pallet

5,000 buckets per 20-ft container


Capacity                                     14 Liters

Height                                        338 mm

Top Diameter                               305 mm

Bottom Diameter                          242 mm

Cap Diameter                              111 mm

Weight per unit                               890 g

Weight 200 units + pallet               195 kg


Exact pricing depends on location.



In 2020, Field Ready made more than 13,000

 Buckets in Fiji

These were supplied to other NGOs and the Ministry of Health. According to one recipient, "These buckets are a lifesaver and exactly what we need!" 


Originally designed by Oxfam, the Better Bucket is proven, effective and ready. 

In 2020, Field Ready-made over 13,000

 Buckets in Fiji