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Winnipeg Free Giveaway Weekend May 11-12, 2024

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Winnipeg Free Giveaway Weekend May 11-12, 2024

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Get ready to declutter your home and discover hidden gems at Winnipeg’s bi-annual Giveaway Weekend happening on May 11th and 12th, 2024. This city-wide event allows residents to give unwanted but reusable items a second life, promoting sustainability and fostering a treasure hunt atmosphere.

The Details:

· Dates: May 11th & 12th, 2024

· Location: Your curbside in Winnipeg

· The Goods: Residents can place reusable items they no longer need on their curb with a clear “FREE” sign. Expect to find pre-loved furniture, appliances, gardening tools, books, electronics, and more – all at no cost!

How to Participate:

1) Label It: Clearly mark each item you’re giving away with a “FREE” sign.

2) Curbside Display: Place your unwanted items on your front curb for easy browsing.

3) Safety First: Ensure all items are in good condition and free of bed bugs.

4) Sunday Deadline: Remove any unclaimed items from the curb by Sunday evening.

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What Treasures Await?

The possibilities are endless! Here are some common finds at the Winnipeg Free Giveaway Weekend:

  • Books, CDs, DVDs
  • Furniture, electronics, artwork, mirrors
  • Sports equipment, toys
  • Yard and gardening tools
  • Small appliances, kitchen gadgets, dishes
  • Construction materials (nails, paint, wood)
  • Clothing

What Not to Give Away:

  • Items with bed bugs (mattresses, bedding)
  • Toilets exceeding a 13-liter flush volume
  • Unsafe items (refer to Consumer Product Safety Bureau guidelines)

Make a Difference at the Winnipeg Free Giveaway Weekend:

  • Reuse: Reduce waste by giving pre-loved items a new home and finding treasures yourself.
  • Respect: Be mindful of others while browsing curbside displays.
  • Donate: Consider donating unwanted items in good condition to local charities or community gifting groups.

Large Items & Construction Materials:

  • Large items can be scheduled for pick-up by calling 1-800-PLS-GIVE.
  • Construction materials should be disposed of at designated landfills.

Spread the Word about Winnipeg Free Giveaway Weekend!

Help build a more sustainable Winnipeg by sharing the excitement with friends and neighbors. Working together, we can divert usable items from landfills and create a stronger community.

Disclaimer: This information is intended as helpful advice and does not hold legal weight. Participants are responsible for the items they give away and acquire during Giveaway Weekends.

Remember, one person’s unwanted item might be another person’s precious find! Happy hunting at the Winnipeg Free Giveaway Weekend!

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