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NYC gives away barrels through a program run by DEP. You can learn more about it HERE.
You can contact your local elected official to inquire about their upcoming giveaway dates. Find your elected officials at http://www.mygovnyc.org/
Saturday, April 7, 2018 (9:00 am – 11: am)
Visit Snug Harbor to pick up your FREE rain barrel, courtesy of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection. The DEP is giving away 100 brand new rain barrels by the red barn on the southeast corner of campus near the Heritage Farm–first come, first served.
Saturday, April 14, 2018 (10:00 am – 12:00 pm); Saturday, April 28 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Sunday, April 15, 2018 (11:00 AM – 2:00 PM)
Saturday, April 28, 2018 ( 8:30 am – 10:00 am)
For more information visit – http://jamaica311.com/event/rain-barrel-giveaway-5/
State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Assemblyman Brian Barnwell, and City Councilman Bob Holden are teaming up to bring a free rain barrel giveaway. Register to pick up your free rain barrel between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at Maspeth Federal Saving Bank, located at 56-18 69th Street in Maspeth. Those who pre-register must pick up their rain barrels between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Any remaining barrels will be given away on a first-come, first-serve basis.
To register to receive a rain barrel on May 5, contact either Addabbo’s Howard Beach office at 718-738-1111, Barnwell’s office at 718-651-3185, or Holden’s office at 718-366-3900, or visit https://www.nysenate.gov/questionnaires/joseph-p-addabbo-jr/free-rain-barrel-give-away-may-5-2018.
Addabbo is scheduled to collaborate with other elected officials to host additional rain barrel giveaways across his district. To find out more about these events, contact Addabbo’s Howard Beach office at 718-738-1111.
City Council 38; Honorable Carlos Menchaca: Quantities are limited, first come, first served: Please call (718) 439-9012 or email Ivalladares@council.nyc.gov to reserve one. Sorry no deliveries.
Barrels are available for pick up at district office: 4417 4th Avenue, Sunset Park. They come with everything you need for self-service installation at a rain spout in your yard.
Saturday, July 21st, 1370 Inwood Avenue (off West 170th Street), our 2018 Free Rain Barrel Giveaway from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Saturday, July 28th
Costa Constantinides and Senator Michael Gianaris and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas at Chappetto Square (Hoyt Avenue and 23rd Street) on Saturday, July 28th. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, July 23rd. Reserved barrels will only be held until noon, at which point they’ll be given on a first come, first serve basis.