Annual Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Event

For more than twenty years, Madison has hosted this annual event which makes available discounted compost bins and rain barrels to tens of thousands of area homeowners. The year’s event is on Saturday May 13 at the Alliant Energy Center in the northeast parking lot from 10am – 2pm.

The event is part of a community-wide effort by the Madison Area Municipal Stormwater Partnership to promote practices that reduce and improve storm water runoff into Dane County lakes, rivers and streams. Harvesting rainwater and recycling grass clippings and leaves helps prevent waterways from getting green and smelly. 

Fifty gallon rain barrels and compost bins will be $30 off through the event and residents can save $85 off the one-hundred gallon rain barrel. Pre-order online before May 1st using the promo code MAD17 and save an additional $10. For more information visit

Event Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Alliant Energy Center