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City’s Giveaway Day diverts unused items from landfills

On Saturday Oct. 24, 2020 Giveaway Day returns in the City of Kingston. That’s the day you put out reusable items you no longer want for your neighbours who might like them.  The City is reminding residents to handle any Giveaway Day items you pick up very carefully: wash/sanitize your

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Giveaway Day and KARC open house take place this Saturday

With addressing climate change top of mind for many, diverting items from landfill is an important step in waste reduction. This weekend, the City of Kingston’s Waste Reduction Week will allow Kingstonians two ways to participate and learn about diverting items from landfill, both taking place on Saturday, Oct. 26,

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‘Waste Not, Want Not’ this Saturday on Giveaway Day

Kingstonians can put out reusable items they no longer want to offer to neighbours who might like them on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. “Giveaway Days can help divert 65 per cent of Kingston’s household waste from landfill where it contributes to climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions and leachate,” said Heather Roberts,

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Start your spring cleaning with Giveaway Day

With the sun finally warming our days here in Kingston, it’s that time of year when residents are opening their windows, rearranging their homes for the coming season, and trying to de-clutter – the perfect time for Giveaway Day! At least twice a year, the City of Kingston holds Giveaway

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