G.R.E.E.N. Bean Clean-Up Trailer

The Erie Conservation District and the Erie County Solid Waste District is pleased to announce the G.R.E.E.N Bean Clean-up Trailer is FREE of charge for volunteer groups that wish to have a clean-up or beautification event in their city, village or township of Erie County.

The trailer is fully equipped with tools and all the necessary equipment for a successful cleanup event. The trailer is available to be picked up or dropped off, contact the Erie Conservation District at 419-626-5211 to check availability and/or reserve it for your event today!

G.R.E.E.N. Bean Includes:

Litter Grabbers
Litter Pokers
Trash Bags
kneeling pads
Size 10 waders
First Aid Kit
Safety cones/vests

Green Bean Rental Application

Live Traps

Erie Conservation District also has a few live traps that can be loaned out to those wanting to try to trap a nuisance animal on their own before contacting other individuals who specialize in such matters. Keep in mind that even on private property trapping regulations must still be adhered to. For questions or to check on the availability of a live trap, call the District office.

No-Till Drill

The District has one 1590 John Deere No-till Drill available for rent for conservation tillage. The drill is 15 foot wide and is roadway transportable by truck or tractor. An eighty horsepower tractor, or larger, with hydraulics, is needed for field operations. Rental rate is $12 per acre for all crops planted. The drill is on a continuous run after business hours and weekends.

Contact the District office for sign up at:
1-877-778-7645 (Toll Free)
or 419-271-5940 (cellular)

No-Till Drill Rental and Use Agreement

Straw Blower

A Finn Straw Blower is available for rent at $50.00 minimum and $12.50 per meter hour after 4 hours. A $50.00 deposit plus tax must be paid prior to use. The trailer mounted unit allows easy transport to your site.

The blower has a rated capacity of 7 tons of straw per hour. The unit is user friendly and can be operated easily with a short demonstration by district staff.

Contact the District office at 419-626-5211 weekdays to schedule use.

Straw Blower Rental Agreement

Weed Wrench

If you have invasive shrubs such as honeysuckle, autumn olive, privet, glossy buckthorn give the Weed Wrench a try. This device allows you to pull out the entire plant, roots and all, with a very satisfying rip! We have sizes ranging from small to extra-large to assist in the removal of shrubs up to 1.5 in diameter. These tools are available at no cost, picture ID and signed usage agreement due at rental. Please call ahead for availability as we do not keep these tools onsite.