Rain Barrel Sale
2023 Rain Barrel Sale is now CLOSED.
Please check back in March of 2024 for information on the next sale. Deliveries of all ordered rain barrels will be completed by June 15.
If you are still interested in purchasing a rain barrel, please visit the Rain Barrel sale by Green Venture. This rain barrel fundraiser sale helps support Green Venture's programs and events that focus on sustainability and stewardship.
Frequently Asked Questions
Rain Barrels are a good way for residents to capture water to be used in gardens and other outdoor uses that normally would go into the sewer. Rain Barrels also help with storm water management by removing the load on the sewer systems during a heavy rainfall.
The brand is called Sandstone Rain Barrel 240L / 60 Gallon. It is a 1 piece, brand new rain barrel.
No, the lid is part of the barrel’s construction. The leaf and mosquito filter basket can be removed.
The only colour available for this sale is sandstone, pictured above.
The Rain Barrel holds 240L / 60 Gallons and is approximately 38” in height with a 23” diameter.
Yes, they can by connecting the overflow hose to another barrel.
The overflow hose will direct any overflow away from your house. You can also buy multiple barrels and connect them together to capture more water during rain events.
The barrel should be completely emptied and stored in a garage if possible. If it is left outside make sure it is fully emptied, the tap is open and the top is covered to prevent water from entering or it can be turned up side down for the winter.
The home delivery option is available to all residents with an address within the amalgamated City of Hamilton.
Home delivery is the only option this year due to uncertainty around COVID-19. By having home delivery we could continue with the sale this year and still offer residents rain barrels at a discounted cost.
Deliveries are coordinated by rainbarrel.ca and there is no additional fee for delivery.
The email address is used to send a payment confirmation and may be used to contact you if there is an issue with your delivery.