Welcome to the Spring 2023 Town of Bethlehem Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale!
We're excited to offer our Spring 2023 Community Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale. Backyard Composting is an excellent way to reduce trash going to landfills, helps significantly address climate change and allows you to make your own compost! Rain Barrels reduce water costs, keeps our water clean and provides a natural source of water for plants and gardens all while reducing that amount of pollutants that enter our storm drains.
Please explore our site to see what is being offered at this community sale. Because we are purchasing in bulk, we are able offer compost bins, rain barrels and accessories at reduced prices.
Orders must be placed by April 15th, 2023 and picked up at the Elm Avenue Park Office Parking Lot during the pickup time slot on Sat. April 22 from 9AM - 1PM.
Composting in the news
Celebrating 30 Years
The Town of Bethlehem is excited to be offering this bulk composter sale, with educational support from Albany County Cooperative Extension. The goal of the program is to divert food scraps from the waste stream (up to 30% or more by weight is comprised of food scraps and compostable soiled paper and cardboard), and raise the awareness regarding the benefits of compost, which include improving or maintaining high quality soil, growing healthy plants, reducing the use of fertilizer and pesticides, improving water quality and protecting the environment. By adding compost you can conserve water and help improve soil to help hold water in the root zone.
Want to learn more? Check out this cool video:
Why Use a Rain Barrel?
There are several environmental benefits associated with rain barrels. Rain barrels reduce storm water runoff, water that does not soak into the ground and can transport many pollutants to our local waterways as well as cause erosion. By collecting rainwater for watering lawns, gardens, and 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 city tap water, which contains chlorine and fluoride. With a rain barrel, gardeners can minimize or eliminate their use of chemical fertilizers.
Rain barrel water should not be used to drink or bathe. And rain barrels should be emptied and stored throughout the winter months.
Pick-up Date & Location
YOUR ORDER MUST BE PICKED UP Sat. April 22nd from 9AM - 1PM:
- Elm Avenue Park Office Parking Lot
261 Elm Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054
Town of Bethlehem does not make any warranty or representation, expressed or implied, regarding the compost bins and rain barrels offered for sale by BrandBuilders, LLC. Purchasers must direct any questions, claims, or disputes regarding their purchase to BrandBuilders, LLC. Purchases that are not picked up at the scheduled pick-up date may be donated and used for educational purposes.
Ready to Take Advantage of Composting?
The benefits include growing healthy plants, improving water quality, protecting the environment, and more!
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