Home Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale This Saturday

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 6:23am

The City of Madison and Dane County will hold their annual home compost bin and rain barrel sale this Saturday May 4th. This one day only sale will feature the Earth Machine Home Composter. The Earth Machine will be on sale for $45 tax included. Also on sale will be the Systern rain barrel for $55.

"This is the 20th year of compost bin sales," Madison recycling coordinator George Dreckmann said. "We have sold over 25,000 compost bins in that time and the sale continues to be a popular spring event."

The bins and barrels will be sold at the Alliant Energy Center from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Or while supplies last. People should use the Olin Av entrance.

The bins sale will be held rain or shine and bins are sold on a first come first served basis. The sites will accept cash or checks, Visa, Master Card, and Discover card are also accepted.

"You do not need to be a Madison or Dane County resident to purchase a compost bin or rain barrel," Dreckmann said. "You can also purchase as many bins or barrels as you would like."

Additional information is available by calling 267-2626 or by going to the City of Madison's web site, www.cityofmadison.com/streets.


  • George Dreckmann267-2626