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Rain Barrel Sale

Thanks for making our annual Rain Barrel Sale another success.

Why you should get a rain barrel:

  • Reduce water pollution by keeping rain water out of the sewers.
  • Reduce the amount of bacteria, oils, grease and other pollutants from getting into local waterways.
  • In areas with combined sewer overflow systems, the redirection of downspouts into the rain barrels diverts excess water from wastewater treatment plants.
  • Rain barrels are ideal for plants. Rainwater naturally doesn't contain mineral, chlorine and other chemicals so it will help your plants thrive.
  • Reduce peak water demand. Reducing the amount of treated municipal water used outdoors lowers the peak water demand during the summer months.

Rain Barrel Disposal

rain barrelIf your rain barrel is damaged your have two options for disposing of it

  1. Recycle your Rain Barrel
    Rain barrels can be dropped off at:
    The Recycling Centre
    5030 Montrose Rd., Niagara Falls
    Open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Rain barrels are too large to be collected at the curb for recycling.
  2. Curb Side Collection - Garbage
    • Rain Barrels can be placed at your curb side for pick-up, so long as it is booked as a Large Item Pick-up.
    • Call Emterra Environmental
      905.227.7771 (Toll-free: 1.855.227.7771)
    • Simply call at least two working days before your regular garbage collection day to make arrangements.

Rain Barrel Issues?

If you have an issue with your rain barrel purchased at the City's rain barrel sale please contact the manufacture below:

Forest City Models and Patterns Ltd.
1020 Elias Street, London, ON N5W 3P6
Phone: 519.858.5795
Fax: 519.858.9196

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