Garage Sale Trail - 19 & 20 October 2019

Published: Friday, 5 July 2019 at 4:02:32 PM

When:                        Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October 2019

Where:                       Shire of York

Cost:                            Free

Event Details:

The Shire of York is bringing Australia’s biggest community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail, back to the local area this October.

This jam-packed weekend is a great way to declutter, make some money and meet your neighbours. Sellers in 2018 made an average of $309 at their garage sale and made 46 new connections in their community.

Households, schools, community groups and local businesses are invited to host a sale or shop the Trail, joining over 400,000 Australians in this nationwide movement that sees over 3 million kgs of items re-used and saved from landfill.

For shoppers, Garage Sale Trail is a great opportunity to pick up a bargain and do your bit for the environment by preventing perfectly good items going to landfill.

Register your interest now to be alerted when registrations open at garagesaletrail.com.au

FAQS

What is Garage Sale Trail?

Garage Sale Trail is Australia’s biggest weekend of garage sales. It’s happening on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October 2019.

You don’t need to have a garage, just set up in your front yard or join in with your neighbours.

Who is it for?

Garage Sale Trail is for everyone! Participants include:

  • Households
  • Community groups and charities
  • Schools
  • Cultural institutions
  • Makers and Creators

Why get involved?

  • Declutter and reduce waste to landfill
  • Get to know your neighbours
  • Earn some extra cash or fundraise

How does it work?

Residents interested in organising and hosting a sale on the weekend can register their interest now at garagesaletrail.com.au. You’ll be notified when registrations open in August and be invited to list your garage sale event on the website.  Participants get access to handy resources, tips and guides to make their sale a success, all provided for free.

Some useful guides are provided below;

What does it cost?

Thanks to the support of the Shire of York the event is free for residents to participate in.

Why is council involved?

Garage Sale Trail is one of a number of council initiatives designed to reduce waste to landfill and provide the community with ways to dispose of unwanted items responsibly.

Further information:

Visit garagesaletrail.com.au or contact Garage Sale Trail directly on contactus@garagesaletrail.com.au

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