Giveaway weekend is here Winnipeg! Give your reusable items a new home and keep them out of the landfill! All you have to do is place your unwanted items in front of your home on the curb with a FREE label.

Tips if you are giving away items

  • Place unwanted household items at the curb on your front street.
  • Label each item with a FREE sticker or sign.
  • Store items out of sight that you don’t want to give away.
  • Remove leftover items from the curb by dusk on Sunday.

Examples of giveaway items include:

  • Books, CDs and DVDs.
  • Furniture, electronics and small appliances.
  • Sports equipment and toys.
  • Yard and gardening tools and equipment (e.g., lawn mowers, snow blowers,  rakes, shovels).
  • Kitchen gadgets, dishes, cutlery, pots and pans.
  • Unwanted gifts.
  • Construction materials (e.g., nails, paint, wood).
  • Clothing.

Do not put out:

  • Items that could be unsafe.
  • Items that could harbour  bed bugs (e.g., mattresses, furniture,  bedding).
  • Toilets (with a flush volume of 13 litres or more).

Tips if you are looking for items

  • Take only the items at the curb marked “FREE.”
  • Don’t walk or drive on private lawns or gardens.
  • Don’t discard any items on private property.
  • Obey the traffic laws at all times (e.g., don’t block traffic, park  illegally or block driveways with your vehicle).
  • Watch out for children.


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