Montgomery County Composter & Rain Barrel Sale!

Purchase backyard compost bins and rain barrels at 50% off retail.  Preorder today for pick up in Souderton on Saturday, November 4th from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM. This offer expires on October 22nd!

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Why Compost?

Organic waste comprises 30 percent of the household trash going into landfills and incinerators, where it has no chance to decompose and offers very little BTU value. Homeowners who compost not only extend the life of our landfills and reduce the cost of collecting household garbage, but also recycle the nutrients in organic waste to create a valuable soil amendment for their gardens. Want to learn more? Check out this cool video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqDQD8cvO5Y 

Montgomery County has organized this event in conjunction with the Souderton Area School District SAVE group-Students Against Violating the Earth, to encourage composting and rain barrel use. It is not a fundraiser for either group.

Why Use a Rain Barrel?

There are several environmental benefits associated with rain barrels. Foremost, rain barrels reduce storm water runoff, this is water that does not soak in to the ground and can transport many pollutants to our local waterways. By using harvested rainwater for watering lawns, gardens, potted plants and for washing off patio furniture and tools, rain barrels conserve water. From a gardening perspective, the natural nutrients in rain water make it far better than tap water, which has chlorine and fluoride in it. With a rain barrel, gardeners can minimize or eliminate their use of chemical fertilizers.

Location

Plan to pick up your order on Saturday November 4th at 

the West Broad Street Elementary School

342 West Broad St. Souderton.  See hours and directions below.

342 West Broad St Souderton, PA 18964

Pick-up Hours

Saturday November 4th

12:00 Noon — 3:00 PM

Contact info for Montgomery County Recycling