Recycling can help a whole community! These are leftover plastic barrels that are used in shipping food such as olives and pickels. They make the perfect rain barrel and when your garden is urban and located a distance from your home, a faucet and hose aren't going to cut it. Most packing houses will have a few though I'm finding that they're a very popular item these days. People are moving toward conservation within their own little universe and barrels are becoming scarce (unless you want to spend $65 and up for one online). I also like the fact that these are paintable using a latex/water resistant type of paint. Something for the kids in the neighborhood to do while the veggies are growing.
If you know a business that utilizes these barrels and doesn't need a few, please contact me.