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Compost bins and rain barrels distributed

Jay Baker of the Kandiyohi County Household Hazardous Waste program, left, carries a compost bin to Sherri Bezdicek's car Saturday during the distribution of the bins at the Kandiyohi County recycling center. Compost bins and rain barrels were distributed to people who ordered them through a special program. Collecting rainwater makes financial sense and reduces the amount of water entering storm sewer systems. Compost bins create a rich soil that can be used as plant fertilizer. (Tribune photo by Ron Ad...