Last call: Online compost bin, rain barrel orders due by Sunday

Published Apr 7, 2017 at 4:00pm

Sunday is the deadline for ordering compost bins and rain barrels from the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority.

Residents can pre-order a compost bin or rain barrel by visiting Orders for compost bins and rain barrels must be completed online before April 9. Along with a handbook and live demonstration on how to compost, residents who purchase a compost bin will receive a free kitchen scrap pail.

Compost bins - $50 (includes tax).

Rain barrels - $60 (includes tax).

Compost bins and rain barrels can be picked up during the Authority’s Annual Earth Day events on Saturday, April 22 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. (rain or shine) at the Oneida-Herkimer Recycling Center, 80 Leland Avenue Ext., Utica.

For more information on the Authority’s Earth Day events, or for hours of operation and information on special recycling programs, visit or call the Authority’s Office at 315-733-1224.