Wheelie Bin Art Competition


There are two categories to choose from:

1. Paint your recycling bin featuring your street number. 2. Paint your recycling bin with a recycling theme.

FIRST PRIZE – each category winner will receive:
– a compost bin of their choice from the City of Mount Gambier’s Compost Revolution range
– a $25 art supplies voucher from The Riddoch & Main Corner Complex

SECOND PRIZE – each category runner-up will receive:
– a $50 ReUse Market voucher
– a $25 art supplies voucher from The Riddoch & Main Corner Complex

 The Rules:
Photo of a blue recycling bin with the lower two thirds of the bin highlighted in red. Entrants can not paint over the City of Mount Gambier logo on the bin.
1. Bin can only be painted in the RED area pictured, and only the BLUE recycling bin can be painted.

2. Painting the bin is at the entrant’s own costs.

3. Any entries that include negative or derogatory content will not be considered.

4. Modifications that may affect the structural integrity of the bin are not permitted, ie. drilling of holes, etc.

5. For your safety please paint in a well ventilated area and follow paint safety precautions as outlined on packaging.

6. City of Mount Gambier employees and their immediate families are ineligible for prizes.


How to enter:
• Email a photo of your completed bin, along with your contact details to: riddoch@mountgambier.sa.gov.au

• Multiple photos to show different angles are permitted.

• Photos may be used on social media or in City of Mount Gambier publications.

• Your contact details will not be used in any way outside of this competition.

Entries will be judged by the City of Mount Gambier Waste & Reuse Manager – Mark McDonald, Environmental Sustainability Officer – Aaron Izzard, and the team at The Riddoch & Main Corner Complex.


City of Mount Gambier logo, The Riddoch & Main Corner Complex logo, ReUse Market logo, Compost Revolution logo




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