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Compost Bins, Rain Barrels Discounted on Saturday

May 9, 2012 2:52 PM | News

Winnipeggers line up to buy compost bins in this file photo. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

The city will hold a one-day compost bin and rain barrel sale this Saturday.

From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Winnipeggers can get their hands on an Earth Machine compost bin while quantities last. The bins will be sold at a reduced price of $30 (valued at $100). Residents can also purchase 208-litre rain barrels for $50 (valued at $120).

Bins and barrels will be sold at the following locations:

  • Garden City Shopping Centre — 2305 McPhillips Street along Kingsbury Avenue behind Canadian Tire
  • Polo Park Shopping Centre — 1485 Portage Avenue along St. James Street across from The Bay
  • Toys R Us — 1560 Regent Avenue West, in the parking lot next to Regent Avenue
  • St. Vital Centennial Arena — 580 St. Anne’s Road at Meadowood Drive

Payment methods include major credit cards, debit cards and cheques (payable to Norseman Plastics). All sales are final — no refunds.

Any questions can be directed to composting experts on site, or by calling the Green Action Centre at (204) 925-3777.