National Recycling Week

Looking for a creative challenge for your family?

To celebrate National Recycling Week, Wyndham City are inviting families to take part in a Sculpture Competition.  We want you to create a sculpture masterpiece out of materials that would have been destined to either landfill or the recycling bin.

Enter by uploading up to 6 pictures of your sculpture  showing different angles(one picture to show participant/s with the sculpture) and a short description for your sculpture, including materials used, name and short explanation on the sculpture.

Competition is open to Wyndham families with at least one child under 13 years.

Competition is open from Monday 9th November – Friday 4th December 2020.

Please watch this one-minute-video for tips and ideas on how to get started on your sculpture.

Workshop - Making Sculpture with Recycled Materials, Saturday 14 November 1pm - 2.30pm

National Recycling Week

We invite you to create a sculpture out of rubbish! Yes, that’s right, it’s National Recycling Week and local artist, Donna Racovalis, a local abstract dimension artist experienced in the art of recycling is ready to share her tips and tricks. Gather everything from your home that would either end up in recycling or landfill and put it aside ready to make an innovative sculpture that perhaps will shine a light on what is one person’s trash is another person’s treasure!

Open to children up to 13 years old and their families.

Materials required: Anything and everything that is normally destined for the bin or recycling bin (preferably without any food residue!)

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Judging Criteria

  1. The sculpture is a masterpiece made out of household materials that would have been destined to either landfill or the recycling bin.
  2. Creativity and innovative use of the materials
  3. Alignment with National Recycling Week theme of ‘Recovery – a future beyond the bin’

What can I win?

  • 1st Prize (Annual family Zoo membership or a Hungry Bin with 2000 worms from Wormlovers or a $200 voucher to a local store/restaurant/nursery of choice)
  • 2nd Prize (Tumbleweed compost bin or a Tumbleweed Can-O-Worms or a $100 voucher to a local store/restaurant/nursery of choice)
  • 3rd Prize (Tumbleweed compost bin or a Tumbleweed Can-O-Worms or a $50 voucher to a local store/restaurant/nursery of choice)

(Note: All winners will receive a free family pass to a show of choice at Wyndham Art & Cultural Centre valued at $50)

For more information please contact wastewise@wyndham.vic.gov.au or call Council on 9742 0777. 

All entries will be sent to panel of judges and winners will be announced on Friday, 11th December.

Please see Terms and Conditions before entering the competition. 

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