Month: October 2017

How to Get Your Free Rain Barrel in NYC

NYC gives away barrels through a program run by DEP.  You can learn more about it here:  http://www.nyc.gov/html/dep/html/stormwater/rainbarrel.shtml Should you need further information: Contact your local elected official or Community Board to see if they have or are scheduling a rain barrel event this spring and summer.  Find your officials here: http://www.mygovnyc.org/ And your Community Board …

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Happy World Vegetarian Day!

We hear from people who use rain barrels who do so for many reasons: grow great flower gardens, reduce runoff that contaminates our water supplies, lower water bills, avoid flooding or seepage around home’s foundation, use water for outdoor cleaning projects but today, we celebrate those who are practicing vegetarianism and growing GREAT vegetable gardens …

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