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55 Gallon Drum Composter

I found a cool design for a composter made from a 55 gallon drum, some metal pipe, some hardware, and some 2x4's. I am interested in building one, but I am not sure where to find food grade 55 gallon drums.

Here's the site for anyone that was interested:


Any thoughts on where to find a food grade 55 gallon drum?
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Location: Ventura County, CA, Sunset 23

coke or pepsi

For food grade barrels like that go hit the local coke or pepsi bottling plant.

Check out Craig's list.

See if there is a local re-use board, often government, where people post there wants and freebies and cheapies up on a board.

two cents

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