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Madison Annual Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale
May 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community
SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017, 10AM – 2PM
PICK-UP AT THE ALLIANT ENERGY CENTER, NORTHEAST LOT. ENTER THROUGH THE MAIN GATE VIA RIMROCK ROAD.
Spring is here – and that means it’s time to quench your thirst for gardening at the Madison Compost Bin And Rain Barrel Truckload Sale on Saturday May 13th at the Alliant Energy Center. Discounted compost bins will be sold for only $69.99 and 50 gallon RainReserve rain barrels with a diverter are on sale for just $119.99.
It is estimated that our urban communities contribute about 30% of the total phosphorus that enter in lakes Mendota, Monona, Waubesa, Kegonsa, and Wingra from runoff. Did you know that 600 gallons of water can be harvested from a 1000 square foot roof in every one inch rain event? By harvesting rainwater for your indoor and outdoor plants and putting clippings and leaves into a backyard composters, you don’t just make plants healthier; you’re also reducing run-off and the phosphorus that feeds our algae problem.
By participating, you’ll be joining the tens of thousands of homeowners in Madison already composting and harvesting rainwater. Rain barrels and compost bins also make a great gift for Mother’s day. Individuals who pre-order rain barrels and compost bins before by May 1st will save an additional $10 off. For more information and to pre-order your rain barrel and compost bin, supplies are limited, visit https://www.cityofmadison.com/streets/compost/CompostBinSale.cfm