Compost Bin Sale, Giveaway Weekend Coming Up

Winnipeggers line up to buy compost bins in this 2010 file photo. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)
Winnipeggers line up to buy compost bins in this 2010 file photo. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

The City of Winnipeg’s annual compost bin sale is coming up this weekend.

The Earth Machine compost bins will be sold for $30 (regularly $100) and rain barrels will be sold for $50 each (regularly $120.) Prices include taxes.

Bins and barrels will be available at four locations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while quantities last on Saturday, May 11. Find them at:

  • Garden City Shopping Centre, 2305 McPhillips Street, along Kingsbury Avenue, behind Canadian Tire
  • Polo Park Shopping Centre, 1485 Portage Avenue, along St. James Street, across from The Bay
  • Toys R Us, 1560 Regent Avenue W, parking lot adjacent to Regent Avenue
  • St. Vital Centennial Arena, 580 St. Anne’s Road at Meadowood Drive

In addition, the city’s first giveaway weekend also happens May 11 and 12. Please leave gently used, working items on your front boulevard with the word “FREE” on them. All items must be removed by the end of the day Sunday.


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