Register now to be part of the Greater Bendigo virtual Garage Sale Trail in November
The City of Greater Bendigo has again signed up to be part of the Garage Sale Trail - Australia’s Festival of pre-loved stuff and registrations are now open for the community to be involved online, due to COVID-19 restrictions, over two weekends this November 13-14 and 20-21.
The Garage Sale Trail – a nation-wide sustainability initiative supported by more than 100 local governments is inviting residents to go online and register their home, school or community group’s garage sale on the Trail. Potential buyers can also go online and checkout all the registered online sales on offer to find a bargain.
It’s free and easy to register your online event at
www.garagesaletrail.com.au/Greater-Bendigo where you will also find a list of virtual garage sales taking place in Greater Bendigo.
The City of Greater Bendigo has again joined the initiative to help residents de-clutter their homes and help raise awareness of the importance of re-using items and keeping unwanted items out of landfill.
In 2020 an estimated 400,000 Australians got involved in the initiative by either selling items at a garage sale or shopping the trail for bargains and unique finds.
City of Greater Bendigo Manager Resource Recovery and Education Brooke Pearce said hosting an online Garage Sale is a great way to make your unwanted items work in your favour.
“The Garage Sale Trail is an opportunity to remind residents about the need to re-use or recycle their unwanted items wherever possible and also make a few dollars in the process,” Ms Pearce said.
“We live in a consumer-driven society, but we often outgrow or no longer need much of what we buy, so the Garage Sale Trail is one way to offload some of those items.
“This is an initiative that encourages people to clear out their cupboards, the shed or the kid’s toy box and earn some dollars. It’s great because these items will all go to a new home and be reused. It’s also a great way to be part of the circular economy.”
This year the Great Garage Sale Trail is being held across Australia on the weekends of November 13-14 and 20-21 and residents can register or find out more information by visiting www.garagesaletrail.com.au/Greater-Bendigo