Land Conservancy of McHenry County

MCHENRYCOUNTY

2022 Rainbarrel Program

All orders will be delivered 15-20 days after receipt of order.

**Barrel prices include delivery via FedEx directly to your Home or Office.**

If you have any questions - Please Contact:

Sarah Michehl

Email: smichehl@conservemc.org

Phone: (815) 337-9502

***To pay by check, order using the mail-in order form from the link below.
Mail in along with check or money order made payable to:

UPCYCLE PRODUCTS
PO Box 315
Channahon, IL 60410

Products

Rainbarrels

55 Gallon Rainbarrel

$64.50$88.00

Description

  • Made from Pre-Used barrels of High Density Polyethylene Plastic they can be left outdoors even in the winter months so there is no need to modify your downspouts in the Spring and Fall.
  • Heavy duty screening keeps even the smallest mosquitoes out, such as Adieus which are known to carry Zika Virus.
  • Uniquely designed with plastic fittings that match the rate of expansion and contraction of barrel plastic from season to season to avoid leakage
  •  May be slight scratching or scuffs due to previous overseas transportation.
  • Comes in 55 Gallon size and a variety of colors to blend with any landscaping scheme.
  • Exact shape of the barrels may vary due to availability but the color and size remain true.
  • Because these barrels were originally used to transport food, there may be residual food product odor. The residual odor will disspiate after a few full barrel filling cycles.
  • We use a PH balanced, environmentally friendly soap when cleaning so that the water gathered can immediately be used on plants without harm
  • BPA Free

Wide-Overflow 55 Gallon Rainbarrel

$86.50$113.00

Description

  • This rainbarrel includes a 1 ½”  wide overflow upgrade installment. 
  • Made from Pre-Used barrels of High Density Polyethylene Plastic they can be left outdoors even in the winter months so there is no need to modify your downspouts in the Spring and Fall.
  • Heavy duty screening keeps even the smallest mosquitoes out, such as Adieus which are known to carry Zika Virus.
  • Uniquely designed with plastic fittings that match the rate of expansion and contraction of barrel plastic from season to season to avoid leakage
  •  May be slight scratching or scuffs due to previous overseas transportation.
  • Comes in 55 Gallon size and a variety of colors to blend with any landscaping scheme.
  • Exact shape of the barrels may vary due to availability but the color and size remain true.
  • Because these barrels were originally used to transport food, there may be residual food product odor. The residual odor will dissipate after a few full barrel filling cycles.
  • We use a PH balanced, environmentally friendly soap when cleaning so that the water gathered can immediately be used on plants without harm
  • BPA Free

50 Gallon Terra-Cotta Rainbarrel

$59.50$83.00

Description

  • Perfect for the gardener who wants to use the benefits of watering with fresh rainwater but does not need the full 55 gallon barrel.
  • Made from Pre-Used barrels of High Density Polyethylene Plastic they can be left outdoors even in the winter months so there is no need to modify your downspouts in the Spring and Fall.
  • Heavy duty screening keeps even the smallest mosquitoes out, such as Adieus which are known to carry Zika Virus.
  • Uniquely designed with plastic fittings that match the rate of expansion and contraction of barrel plastic from season to season to avoid leakage
  •  May be slight scratching or scuffs due to previous overseas transportation.
  • Comes in 55 Gallon size and a variety of colors to blend with any landscaping scheme.
  • Exact shape of the barrels may vary due to availability but the color and size remain true.
  • Because these barrels were originally used to transport food, there may be residual food product odor. The residual odor will disspiate after a few full barrel filling cycles.
  • We use a PH balanced, environmentally friendly soap when cleaning so that the water gathered can immediately be used on plants without harm
  • BPA Free

Composters

Tumbling Composter

$150.50$179.00

Description

  • Eliminate back strain with this hip level composter.
  • The Upcycle Composter is an upcycled food grade barrel. It is about 4 foot tall and only requires a 3 foot by 4 foot area
  • Made from recycled components which include a pre-used 55 gallon black barrel and a frame that is made from plastic lumber that is from 70% post-consumer plastics.
  • Best used to create aerated compost for garden and lawn use
  • BPA Free.

Stationary Composter

$69.50$98.00

Description

  • Compost your kitchen and yard waste the environmentally safe way.
  • The Upcycle Composter is an upcycled food grade barrel.
  • It is designed for the homeowner who wants to learn the basics of composting with a minimal amount of cost.
  • This composter can be used as a stand-alone compost bin or it can be used as a feeder bin for the Tumbling Composter.
  • BPA Free

Accessories

Barrel Pedestal

$29.00$57.50

Description

  • Wooden pedestal riser lifts rainbarrel 12 inches off the ground.
  • The Pedestal Riser works with gravity to provide more water pressure when using the rainbarrel and to raise the spigot a little higher to put a watering can underneath.
  • Handmade with repurposed lumber in the USA
  • Wood is repurposed Western Red Cedar or White Cedar fencing

2×3 Flex Elbow

$18.50$27.00

Description

Fits 2 x 3 inch downspout and extends from 8 to 18 inches long.

3×4 Flex Elbow

$23.50$32.00

Description

Fits 3 x 4 inch downspout and extends from 25 to 55 inches long.

Linking Hose

$17.50$26.00

Description

  • 1/2″ x 4′ linking hose for connecting multiple rainbarrels. 
  • Hose is made to link multiple Rain Barrels together using the lower threaded fitting.
  • Simply remove the cap on the fitting on both barrels and connect with hose.
  • Water is shared amongst the barrels while only one is connected to the downspout.

Diverter

$34.50$43.50

Description

  • Automatic Diverter – no need to go out in the rain to manually divert the water when the rain barrel is full.
  • For a homeowner that has downspouts that are extended at the ground or downspouts that go directly into the ground.
  •  The automatic diverters are made from upcycled vinyl fence post covers and attach directly to our rain barrels via an attachment hose.
  • One size fits all.
  • Either a 2×3 inch or a 3×4 inch downspout .
  • 24″Hose is provided.

Plant Netting

$13.40$22.00

Description

  • This netting is the perfect inexpensive solution for the gardener who wants a rain barrel but doesn’t want a rain barrel that draws attention.
  • This is a black plastic netting that comes with clips to hold it around the barrel.
  • Since our Rain Barrels are meant to stay outside all year, the perfect choice of plant coverage would be a perennial plant can be grown over the barrel and provide coverage all year long.

Plant Hangers

$15.40$24.00

Description

  • The plant hangers are made from stainless steel and aluminum strapping.
  • These were used for securing shipping crates for overseas shipment. They are used because they are not affected or damaged by salt water.
  • We pick these up in the Chicagoland area and Upcyle them into the plant hangers.
  • They are made to accept a standard 4″ diameter or smaller pot.
  • The plant hangers allow the homeowner to blend their rain barrel into the yard with a more aesthetically pleasing look.