Lenox: Discounted rain barrels available for residents
The Town of Lenox Environmental Committee is partnering with the Great American Rain Barrel Company to offer discounted recycled rain barrels to residents of the Berkshires as part of a community wide conservation, sustainability and "shop local" program.
The barrels cost of $69 (plus tax), 40 percent off the retail price of $119. Each 60 gallon UV protected polyethylene rain barrel comes complete with overflow fittings, drain plug, screw on cover, and a threaded spigot with a choice of two ports to use with either a watering can or a garden hose.
To purchase, visit www.greatamericanrainbarrel.com; look for "Shop Local Programs" left side bar; then select "Lenox," or call (800) 251-2352. Deadline for ordering is 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 4.
Barrels will be distributed from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Lenox DPW, 275 Main St.
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