As part of Waste Reduction Week, the City of Charlottetown is promoting a Curbside Giveaway Day on Sunday, October 24!
Take part by placing your unwanted, reusable items on the curbside in front of your home with a sign indicating they’re free. Then head out and see what treasures your neighbours are giving away!
On Sunday, October 24, place your unwanted, reusable items on the curbside in front of your home
Ensure items are disinfected prior to placing on the curb
Mark the items you place along the curb with a sign that says 'FREE'
Remove all unclaimed items by sundown on October 24
When hunting for treasures:
Maintain physical distancing and any other requirements dictated by PEI's Chief Public Health Office
Respect private property
Only take items that are marked as 'FREE'
Obey traffic laws - don't block traffic or driveways
Disinfect any items you pick up prior to taking them into your home
Guidelines for items placed on the curb:
Items must be reusable
Items should not be at risk of containing bed bugs (e.g. bedding, mattresses, soft furniture)
Items should be in good, usable condition
Follow the guidelines set by the federal government regarding items safe for selling at garage sale.
What to do with unclaimed items?
Consult Island Waste Management Corporation's (IWMC) Interactive Sorting Guide for disposal instructions
Donate items to a charitable organization or thrift store
Post your item for sale on an online platform such as Kijiji or Facebook Marketplace