Montgomery County Composter & Rain Barrel Sale!

Purchase discounted backyard compost bins and rain barrels.  Preorder today for pick up at Norristown Farm Park on Saturday, June 2nd from 9:00 to 12:00 PM. This offer expires on May 19th!

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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 to encourage composting and rain barrel use. It is not a fundraiser.

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 June 2nd at 

Norristown Farm Park (entrance at the intersection of Germantown Pike and North Wales Road) 2500 Upper Farm Rd, Norristown.  See hours and directions below.

Norristown Farm Park

Pick-up Hours

Saturday June 2nd

9:00  — 12:00 PM

Contact info for Montgomery County Recycling