The New England Rain Barrel Company 5 1st Ave, Peabody, MA01960 Conserving water using recycled goods was the inspiration for the creation of The New England Rain Barrel Company,…More a family-owned operation started in 2002 by Jack and Joan Freele. Using large blue, reclaimed, plastic drum barrels, the Freeles found a way to collect rainwater to irrigate gardens as they had done while living in England. Orders for products can be placed online or over the phone and shipped or picked up at this warehouse location on Summit Street. Composters and accessories are also available. The New England Rain Barrel Company products are also available through several town and city discount programs as part of the "Go Green" initiative.