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Rain Barrels and Composters for Sale

May 22, 2010
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lake Superior College

The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District and the Regional Stormwater Protection Team (RSPT) will host a truckload sale of Systern Rain Barrels and Earth Machine Composters on Saturday, May 22nd at the lower east parking lot at Lake Superior College, 2101 Trinity Rd in Duluth.

The sale runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Sales are first come first served, credit card or check preferred. No reservations are needed. WLSSD staff and RSPT members will be present at the event to help answer questions about composting and rain water catchment.

The 55 gallon SYSTERN rain barrels will be available for $50/unit (tax included, a value of over $120!) The SYSTERN can be placed under any downspout to collect water for use in yards and gardens. Each SYSTERN is designed with a screen to keep water free of debris and mosquitoes. The SYSTERN is made of 50% post consumer plastic and is a neutral tan color. Multiple units can be connected in series using tubing which is included with each kit.

The Earth Machine® compost bin will be available for $40/unit (tax included, a value of over $100!). This bin fits in nearly any vehicle and carries a 10-year warranty. When assembled, the bin holds up to 80 gallons (10.5 cubic feet) of compostable material. There are no moving parts - compost turning is done by hand.

Compost turners ($15) and kitchen scrap pails ($7) will also be available for purchase.

For more information call the WLSSD Hotline at 722-0761.



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