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By: Build A Barrel  09-12-2011
Keywords: Barrels, Food Grade, Rain Barrels

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3 May 2008

This is a plug for a person/company who is one making a difference when it comes to making recycled rain barrels available to the general public. This is the description of the company Envirosponsible as provided by owner Chad Pescod.
“I’ve opened a store in Whitby, Ontario selling used building supplies, rain barrels and composters.
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24 April 2008

I had a reader forward this info on to me. These are not the exact type of barrels that we prefer to use but in the absence of any other options these will certainly do the trick.
Calgary Plastic Container Supply Ltd.
1000 - 55 Ave. N.E.
Calgary Alberta T2E 6Y4
Phone 403-273-0170
Fax 403-273-0278

13 August 2007 31 July 2007

We have 2 rain barrels available for sale right now that are left over from a batch that we built for some people.
220 L (55 Gallon) rain barrel. These barrels have been built using all recycled parts except for the brass spigot and the hardware for the overflow. This is your standard DIY rain barrel [..]

19 July 2007

Jakacki Bag and Barrel, Inc
Jackaki sells reconditioned and new fiber, plastic and steel drums in all sizes and types. I am not sure about what they charge so it would be best to call them at 800-760-DRUM
Jakacki Bag and Barrel
4607 W Lexington Street
Chicago, IL 60644
(773) 287-6100

9 July 2007

If you are looking for barrels that you can use and you live in the Toronto area you can try Rin Enterprises Ltd located in Brampton, Ontario (Canada)
They have an assortment of used and new plastic and metal food grade barrels and drums. We have never bought anything from them so we can not [..]

28 June 2007

Found a listing in Craigslist
http://raleigh.craigslist.org/grd/361577738.html

28 June 2007

Consolidated Container Company
We found this company online for those of you in MN. They seems to have a wide assortment of new and used barrels made of plastic and metal. If anyone tries to build a rain barrel using a metal barrel let us know, we would be curious to know the results. As [..]

25 June 2007

A friend of our wrote us about Earthwork Recycling.
They offer wide range of plastic and metal food grade barrels in Spokane WA (Washington). Go for the screw lid style, we have found that these are the easiest to modify.
http://www.earthworksrecycling.com/prices/index.html#barrels
Make sure to call ahead as stock can vary from day to day.
1904 E Broadway, Spokane WA [..]

7 June 2007

This is where we get our barrels. It is a bit of work cleaning out the barrels and getting them home but it is worth the effort. This place has way more then just barrels. You can easy pass half a day just digging through the assorted junk and treasures scattered across the lot.
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While teaching in Guelph this teacher and his students went for a field trip where they took a tour of a working organic farm and built rain barrels on a volunteer. A couple of days ago I received a request from a teacher in Calgary who is looking for good learning experience for his students. This year we have decided to do things a bit differently.We received the book “Square Foot Gardening” by Mel Bartholomew.


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75 each.These rain barrels are built from mostly recycled materials in the true spirit of reuse and conservation. Then I became more interested in the beauty, low maintenance, and ecological benefits of native plants. I use as many recycled materials as possible so our barrels will have some cosmetic imperfections. I get quite a few requests and info passed on to me from Hamilton. It must be a hotbed for water conservation.


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While teaching in Guelph this teacher and his students went for a field trip where they took a tour of a working organic farm and built rain barrels on a volunteer. The big news in Ottawa this week is the water use restrictions that have been placed on residents in Barrhaven, Manotick and other parts of Ottawa’s south end.