City of Plano

Plano, Texas Annual Rain Barrel & Compost Bin Sale

Through a special partnership, the City of Plano has arranged for you to order discounted rain barrels and compost bins for a limited time and while supplies last.

Please add your name to the waitlist to be notified when the next sale opens in 2023.

Ivy Rain Barrel $75.00 

Backyard Compost Bin $67.00 



Click here for compost bin specs.


Mark your calendar for pickup:

Saturday, May 20, 2023

9:00am to 11:00am

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The Gerald P. Cosgrove Public Works Service Center

4120 West Plano Parkway

Plano, TX 75093



Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I place my order? Choose 1 item either compost bin or rain barrel  and click the "Buy Now" button below -  on the next page add the number of items you would like. You can click the back button to add or change your order and then pay by credit card.

**What if I cannot pick up my item(s) on May 20th?  We cannot hold your items for a later pick up. If you order online please have a friend or neighbor pick up for you as long as they have your name, receipt and/or order #. If you miss the pick up you will need to notify us and we will refund your purchase.

Will the rain barrel and compost bin fit in my car? Yes, both will easily fit in the back seat of a 4 door sedan or hatch back. The Ivys nest so 2 to 3 can fit in the back seat! The compost bin comes in 5 panels packaged flat 30"H x 35"L x 5"W.

How do I set up my rain barrel? Watch the installation video below: installation video, and attend a Rain Barrels 101 workshop, dates and time TBA.

New 2022 Workshops

Learning opportunities are free and open to the public. Register here.


Wednesday, March TBA

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Haggard Library (2501 Coit Road, 75075)

Rain Barrels 101 Class


Wednesday, April TBA

Noon – 1 p.m.


Rain Barrels 101 Webinar


Wednesday, April TBA

6 – 7 p.m.

Environmental Education Center (4116 W. Plano Parkway, 75093)

Rain Barrels 101 Class


Wednesday, April TBA

Noon – 1:30 p.m.


Garden Green, Keep It Clean Webinar

Watch a recording of the Rain Barrels 101 Webinar (and other sustainability-related recordings) here.  


Please send an email if you have questions about our education programs.

Please note you will pick up your rain barrel at the event listed above, your items will NOT be shipped to you.   When placing your order you need to fill in a Billing Address that matches your credit card billing statement.

Be sure to view installation video and read information below. 

Please print off your confirmation email and bring it to the pick up event. 


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Normal Retail Price $139.00

The Ivy rain barrel comes with everything you need to assemble, collect, and use rainwater. Barrels can easily be daisy chained with no added cost. All components included, even a 6’ long overflow hose!

  Daisy chain 2 or more.  Easy to get home.65 gallon Compost Bin

Ivy's Best In Class Features



100% recycled. Dark in color to prevent algae growth.
Overflow and Locking Lid

Overflow and Locking Lid

Large overflow hose included to divert excess water. Ivy comes with two ports to easily link two or more.
Screened Inlet

Screened Inlet

Filters debris and protects against mosquito breeding. Ring pops out for cleaning screen.
Lower Port

Lower Port

3/4" HDPE ball valve easily connects to garden hose. Fully drains to prevent stagnate water.
Link Two

Link Two

Use existing overflow hose to connect two or more barrels.

Ivy provides a new era of design innovation at an economical price. All parts are included for simple installation.

  • Made in the USA using 100% recycled materials!
  • 50-gallon capacity – perfect for homeowners
  • Locking child-proof lid, stable when full, mosquito resistant
  • Two overflow ports and screened inlet (best in class!)
  • 3/4" ball valve connects to garden hose
  • Gravity fed—no pumps required
  • Easily transport up to three Ivy barrels in a mid-size sedan
  • Dimensions 42.5"H x 22"D
  • Installation instructions
  • Link multiple Ivy barrels using overflow hose (included)
  • Maintenance will be needed
  • 2 Year warranty

Top Four Reasons to Harvest Rainwater

    • Protect our rivers and streams from runoff pollution
    • Use rainwater to grow healthy and lush plants
    • Supplement your water supply
    • Rainwater is a free resource that's easy to harvest and use!


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