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Pickup: Rain Barrel & Compost Bin Sale

COVID-19 Notice: Order Pickup Delayed
As a precaution aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the date to pick up orders has been delayed. The new pickup date has been tentatively rescheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 6 at the Plymouth Maintenance Facility, 14900 23rd Ave. This date is subject to change (check back closer to the date for confirmation).

Rain barrels and compost bins for saleTo promote environmental stewardship, the City of Plymouth has partnered with the Recycling Association of Minnesota to offer low-cost rain barrels and compost bins to residents.

Orders must be placed online at recycleminnesota.org by Thursday, May 7.

Orders must be picked up between 8 a.m. and noon Saturday, June 6 at the Plymouth Maintenance Facility, 14900 23rd Ave. N.

Cost to purchase a compost bin through this sale is $66. Cost to purchase a 45-gallon rain barrel is $79.

Rain barrels can help conserve water and save money by capturing and reusing rain water for landscaping and other purposes. They also help reduce stormwater runoff, which can add pollutants to lakes and streams.

Using a compost bin can help reduce household waste by more than 25% and prevent it from being dumped into a landfill. Using the material generated by composting is also a natural way to fertilize and add nutrients to gardens and landscaping.

For more information about composting in Plymouth, visit plymouthmn.gov/compost.

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