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Earth Machine Compost Bin Sale

Posted by Ron Wolford -

The Earth Machine Compost Bin Sale is Here! For the past two years the City of Chicago has collaborated with the University of Illinois Extension and Garfield Park Conservatory to offer subsidized compost bins to Chicago residents. The offer has returned. The City will now host the compost bin sale ($30.00 each)at the Chicago Center for Green Technology. Rain barrels will also be available for $40.00. If you are interested please read the details below.

What: Chicago - Compost Bin Sale

When: Saturday -July 14, 2007

Time: 10 a.m. - 12 noon

Where: Chicago Center for Green Technology - 445 North Sacrament Blvd.


Things to remember:

Please bring proof of Chicago residency, such as, a State ID. or Driver's License.

Check or Money Order ONLY - Made out to "City of Chicago"

Limit ONE bin per household

For more information visit:

Thank you for your interest. Keep on Composting!

Nancy Kreith
Extension Program Coordinator
University of Illinois Extension
3807 W. 111th St.
Chicago, IL. 60655
p 773.233.0476
c 708.567.6101
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