How've You Bin? Bin Decorating Competition

How you bin


It’s been a ‘wheelie’ tough year, so we wanted to check “how’ve you bin?”. Get crafty and decorate your wheelie bin and you could win!


Entries and voting are now closed. View the winners on Council's Facebook page.

How to enter:

Step 1: Like the Paroo Shire Council Facebook page.

Step 2: Decorate your bin. Be as creative as you like within the guidelines.

Step 3: Take a photo and upload the one photo you like most in the comments of the competition post on Facebook. Photos must be uploaded by 11.59pm Sunday, 12 July 2020.

Step 4: Council will then upload the photos into an album on Paroo Shire Council’s Facebook page to be voted on by the public from 12pm Monday, 13 July 2020 to 12pm Friday, 17 July 2020.

Decorating guidelines:

Any entries that include negative or derogatory content will not be considered. If you’re decorating your bin, please remember:

  • 3D objects or materials used to decorate the bin that may cause damage to the garbage truck must be removed before bin day.
  • Modifications that may affect the structural integrity of the bin is not permitted i.e. drilling of holes, etc.
  • Toxic paints are not permitted for the safety of pets and small children.


1st: $200
2nd: $100
3rd: $60
in local spend vouchers

Read the full terms and conditions here.

For more information contact Council on 4655 8400.