Rain barrels, bins available

Frederick County Recycling will hold a rain barrel and compost bin pre-sale through April 4.

Discounted recycled plastic barrels sell for $55 and compost bins sell for $50 online at www.fcrecycles.net. Barrels come ready for setup with an insect screen, overflow hose, faucet and instructions. Bins also come with setup instructions.

Pickup will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 11 in the rear parking lot of the Frederick County Administration Building, 107 N. Kent St. Residents should enter the lot from Kent Street next to the auto park. A receipt must be presented in order to verify pickup.

Those wishing to order by mail should make their check payable to Treasurer, Frederick County. They should be sent to Frederick County Recycling, 107 N. Kent St., Winchester 22601. Checks must reach the county offices prior to April 4 or can be dropped off in person. All checks should include a daytime telephone number.

Barrels and bins will be available only through this pre-order sale. Information: 540-665-5643, ext. 1 or www.frederickcountyva.gov.