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Stormwater Education

Kane County's Annual Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Program and Pickup Event Returns this Spring!  ​

Clean Water for Kane and Kane County Recycles are once again teaming up with The Conservation Foundation to offer low-cost rain barrels, compost bins, and accessories with no shipping cost. Upcycle Products rain barrels are available starting at $64.50 and UpCycle composters are available in limited quantities starting at $75.50.

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Here's how it works: 

Pre-order today through May 10th on this website. You can also find a mail-in order form on that website, but the order deadline for mail-ins is May 5th.

Attend the (optional) informational webinar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2023  to learn how to create an environmentally-friendly yard and how to get the most out of your rain barrel and/or composters and to get your questions answered by the experts. Please register for the webinar here

Pick up pre-ordered bins and barrels at the Creek Bend Nature Center at the LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve (37W700 Dean St., St. Charles) on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Please visit Kane County's stormwater education webpage for more details regarding the event or reach out to Resource Management Coordinator, Ivy Klee at 630-208-8665, KleeIvy@co.kane.il.us.