Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale

Autumn Bin & Barrel Garden Sale
At Edgemont Memorial Park, Montclair
Saturday, October 14th, 9am-1pm

The Essex County Environmental Commission is excited to host our first Bin & Barrel Garden Sale – right on time for putting fall leaves to their best use! Home composting is easy – good for your gardens and good for the Earth – and the right bin helps you get started. And, capturing nature’s rain in a backyard barrel for watering your flowers and plants will also keep your garden “green”.

Our Earth Machine Home Compost Bins and Systern Rain Barrels are now being sold at cost – a deep discount – to any and all Essex County residents! Retailing at home improvement centers for $100, Essex County residents can purchase the USA’s most popular compost bin for only $50 during this “Bin & Barrel” sale. Rain barrels can cost even more, but these 55-gallon beauties are only $65 until October 14.

For easy purchase, simply go to to order your new compost bin and turning tool, rain barrel, leaf corral or kitchen scraps collector. Then, come to our easy pick-up on Saturday, October 14, from 9:00am – 1:00 pm at Edgemont Memorial Park in Montclair, on Valley Road just 1 block south of Watchung Avenue (07042).

There you can learn the simple tricks for successful composting in your own backyard, how and why to set-up and use a rain barrel for your gardens, and more. We will answer any questions you have, and ensure you can get started right away!

Composting is nature’s recycling, turning yard waste and kitchen scraps into a valuable, nutrient-rich soil improver. With smart water conservation, gardening novices or experts get a glimpse of the beautiful ecosystem right in your backyard.

For any questions in advance, feel free to contact the Compost Hotline and Essex Environmental Commission co-Chair Gray Russell at (973) 509-5721.