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It’s time to order rain barrels and compost bins

The cities of Champaign and Urbana are once again selling rain barrels and compost bins. They are $55 each, and that price includes home delivery.

It’s possible to subsidize your barrel purchase if you pay a stormwater utility fee to either city. Select the “Champaign resident” or “Urbana residents” and you will pay $26 or $30, respectively. If for some reason you are ineligible for the subsidy, you will be contacted after purchase. 

Place your order online here.

Top photo from the rain barrel and compost bin sale website.

Staff writer

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