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Junk in the Trunk Sale Today

Saturday, October 3, 2015 @ 3:46 AM

Prince George, B.C. – Some people call it “pre-loved” while others call it junk.  Whatever the terminology, if you have a bunch of “stuff” hanging around the house here is an opportunity to “move it through the system.”

The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George and REAPS are teaming up to host the Junk in the Trunk Sale today at the CN Centre parking lot.  It’s an opportunity to sell, trade or give away unwanted items while at the same time cutting down on the amount of material ending up in the landfill.  It works out great for people who live in condos or apartments and don’t have a yard in which to hold a garage or yard sale.

Registered participants can sell items from their trunk.  There is a $10 donation to book a stall.  Any items that are left over after the sale can be donated to AimHi.

The Junk in the Trunk Sale runs from 9 am to 1 pm today.


They want to save on landfill.
The swap shed at the dump was a good thing for the most part.

I for one, miss the SWAP SHED. I wish they would reopen it. A lot of good stuff was kept out of the landfill. This Junk In The trunk is a good idea but it’s only one day a year.

I couldn’t agree more we need the swap shed back or maybe somebody like the salvation army could do it.

Yeah the swap shed was a good idea. Unfortunately as everything, a few screw it up for most. It got to the point you couldn’t even pull into the dump without people going through the back of your truck like crows. What should have happened was these people should have been arrested and charged for their actions instead they closed the swap shed which ended the problem.

What was the problem with the swap shed?

billposer, I suspect the problem was the fighting. On a couple occasions, we pulled up to the swap shed to drop something off, and people would be squabbling over who gets what from our truck. The time we dropped off a couple dressers, there was nearly a fist fight, and definitely some salty language. As we left, we decided to never, ever drop anything off there again. Apparently on a couple occasions, the RCMP were called. The swap shed had turned into something it was never meant to be: a quick cash pick up place.
In addition, the inside was a filthy, garbage strewn cess pool.

Wow. It wasn’t like that the couple of times a long time ago I dropped things off there.

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