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Giveaway Weekend

September 6, 2014 - September 7, 2014

Give your reusable unwanted items a new home and keep them out of the landfill!

What to do
  • place unwanted, reusable household items at the curb on your front street
  • label each item with a “FREE” Adobe Acrobat icon indicating a pdf file that will open up in a new browser window. Close the new window to return to this page. (pdf – 13kb) sticker or sign
  • keep any items safely stored away that you don’t want to give away
  • remove leftover items from the curb by dusk on Sunday
What to give
  • books, CDs and DVDs
  • furniture and small appliances
  • sports equipment and toys
  • tools
  • yard and gardening equipment (e.g., lawn mowers, snow throwers, rakes, shovels)
  • kitchen gadgets, dishes, cutlery, pots and pans
  • unwanted gifts
  • construction material including drywall and hardware (e.g., nails, bolts and screws)
  • electronics
  • clothing
  • paint
What not to give
  • any items infested with bed bugs (e.g., mattresses, furniture, bedding)
  • toilets (with a flush volume of 13 litres or more)
  • visit the Consumer Product Safety Bureau to find out about items that aren’t safe to give away (e.g., baby walkers, lawn darts)
Giveaway etiquette
  • Take only the items at the curb marked “FREE”.
  • Respect other people’s property – don’t walk or drive on people’s lawns or gardens.
  • Giveaway items should still be in good condition.
  • Don’t discard any items on another person’s lawn.
  • Obey the traffic laws at all times (e.g., don’t block traffic, park illegally or block people’s driveways with your vehicle) and watch out for children.

Details

Start:
September 6, 2014
End:
September 7, 2014
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.winnipeg.ca/waterandwaste/recycle/giveawayWeekend.stm