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Orders being taken for compost bins, rain barrels

The City of Superior Environmental Services Division is taking orders for rain barrels, compost bins, compost turners and kitchen collectors. The sale will run throughout the months of March, April and May. All order forms and payments must be received at Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale, City of Superior ESD, 51 E 1st Street, Superior, WI 54880 by May 24 at 3 p.m. Orders will be available for pick up at Wessman Arena at 2701 Catlin Ave., on Tuesday, June 11 from 12:30-7 p.m. Anyone who is interested must pre-order with a check or cash. There is no limit on the quantity that one person or household can purchase.

The Systern 55 gallon rain barrel will be available for $55. The rain barrels are BPA free and made from recycled content. Rain barrels collect water from gutters and hold it for use watering lawns and gardens. They also reduce stormwater runoff into the rivers and lake. Earth Machine 80 gallon compost bins will be available for $40. Composting makes good soil out of food scraps and lawn/garden waste. The accessories, a kitchen food scrap collector and a compost turner, will be $12 and $21 respectively.

If you are interested in purchasing a rain barrel, compost bin, or compost accessories, please contact the City's Environmental Services Division of Public Works at 715-394-0392 or visit to download an order form.