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E-M:/ We need rain barrels!

Enviro-Mich message from "wmeac water2" <wmeacwater2@hotmail.com>

Fellow enviro-michers,

West Michigan Environmental Action Council is working in partnership with 
the City of Grand Rapids and with other environmental partners to educate 
and empower citizens in solving storm water pollution problems in our 

One of our storm water solutions is the use of rain barrels. We need to find 
a local source, West Michigan if possible, of recycled barrels and other 
types of containers that can be made into rain barrels, or of a local 
supplier of rain barrels.

The recycled containers must be clean and free of toxic materials, and about 
60 gallons in size, although other sizes would probably be welcome and 

If anyone is able to assist us in our search, we would appreciate this very 
much. The sooner, the better. Lots of beautiful rain is getting away from us 
that people would love to recyle. Thanks for your help!


Patricia Pennell
Water Quality Specialist
Adopt-A-Stream program
West Michigan Environmental Action Council
1514 Wealthy SE Suite 280
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506
fax 616-451-3054

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