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Rain Barrel and Composter Sale

14 Sep 2015 3:18 PM | Anonymous

Fall is near - and that means it's time to deal with leaves…and composting them is the answer! You can get a discounted compost bin at the Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Truckload Sale. This sale is being organized by Natural Upgrades in a partnership between the City of Rochester, Zumbro Watershed, and Rain Reserve.


The sale is being held Saturday, September 19 from 12-4pm at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds on a first-come first-serve basis, but supplies are limited. More information is available at This event is open to both Rochester residents and non-residents.


Compost bins will be sold for only $69.99 and 50 gallon rain barrels with a diverter are just $119.99. These closed rain barrels are mosquito-proof, will not crack if frozen, come in multiple colors and sizes, and include a clog-free diverter and high-flow spigot. For more information on the rain barrel and compost bin, visit Residents of Rochester, Owatonna, and Austin are also eligible for a $10 rebate through their utility provider.


Megan Duffey Moeller

Stormwater Educator

City of Rochester Public Works Department

201 4th Street SE, Room 108

Rochester, MN 55904


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Mailing Address: Zumbro Watershed Partnership, Inc.
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Rochester, MN 55901

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