Erie County will offer rain barrels and compost bins to residents at a discount to encourage household to reduce their environmental footprint through water conservation and reduced fertilizer use. 

The program is being offered through a partnership with the City of Buffalo and the WNY Stormwater Coalition. Prices will be 50 percent off retail. 

For details on how to purchase a rain barrel or composting bin, click here. 

Quantities are limited. Deadline to order is May 25 and orders will be available for pickup on Thursday June 7.