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Saskatoon Curbside Swap

Have clean, usable stuff to give away? Want free stuff? Swap it!

Reduce the amount of garbage ending up in landfill by giving away your stuff to someone or find free stuff of your own.  At a curbside swap, place your unwanted items in good condition on your property (next to the side walk or curb) and mark them as free for anyone to pick up or Go out on a treasure hunt of your own to find what your neighbors are giving away for free !!! Return unclaimed items into your homes by 6:00 p.m. Advertise your curbside swap through customisable promotional material, Facebook page and find event locations at interactive map.

Let’s SWAP it Saskatoon !!

Plan a curbside swap this summer or join the annual city-wide curbside event on September 09, 2017.  Contact your Community Association to find out if a Curbside Swap is planned for your neighbourhood. Promote your event online on the Curbside Swap Facebook event page at Saskatoon City News.  Check out the Curbside Swap Host Manual for information. 

 What you can expect from us

  1. Share your event details with friends and connect with other treasure hunters by dropping a Pin on the interactive map.  
  2. Interactive map will be available a week prior to the event. 

 How you can help us

  1. Mark all your items free that you wish to give away.
  2. Do not put out items with potential safety hazards, for example weapons, chemicals, mattress infested with bedbugs, broken furniture or expired child car seats.
  3. Do not block traffic, sidewalks or place items on road.
  4. Do not trespass on other people’s property, block other people’s driveway or park illegally.
  5. Be in compliance with the Temporary Sign Bylaw No. 7491.

Downloadable and customizable materials

These material may help you promote your event: 

Acceptable items
  • Appliances
  • Bicycles
  • Tools
  • Furniture
  • Books/movies/CDs/DVDs
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Building material
  • Computers and electronics
  • Yard and garden equipment
  • Clothes
  • Usable paint
  • Sporting goods
  • Musical instruments
  • Plants, potted trees, etc.
  • Other durable goods

Unacceptable items
  • Garbage or recyclables
  • Chemicals of any kind
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Food items
  • Mattresses
  • Dangerous/illegal items
  • Car/booster seats
  • Baby gates and walkers
  • Cribs/cradles

For more information on unacceptable items, visit the Consumer Products Safety Bureau website.  

Unclaimed items
  • Donate them to a charity.
  • Give them to a local thrift store.
  • Post them on a free classifieds website, such as Kijiji.
  • Visit the Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council website to find out if any of your unwanted items can be recycled in Saskatoon. 

Reporting unclaimed items left out?

To report items left in a resident's yard after a Curbside Swap, call the Safety and Property Maintenance Hotline at 306-975-2828.  

If you are posting signs, please take note of The Temporary Sign Bylaw - Bylaw No. 7491.