After four incredible weeks of events as part of the Hills Festival, the celebrations are ready to wrap up- but not without a final fiesta to top them
all! Sending Hills Festival out in style, the annual Hills Carnivale takes place on May 27 at George Wilmore Park, and is a free fiesta of fun, food
and family entertainment for all ages. This year, kids can get involved in a bunch of free recycling themed activities and even win some cool prizes!
Cleanaway will be on location with their giant dump truck teaching fascinated kids all about how it works. Check out the live demonstrations to see it in action! Kids will also have the lucky opportunity to climb inside the truck and have their picture taken by Mum or Dad.
Come and say hello to Recycle Man under the Cleanaway marquee and guess how many pieces of recyclable material he is made out of. Kids will love his all-recycled mascot outfit; and it’s a great chance to start the discussion about what recycling is all about!
The Hills Carnivale will be running a Kids Passports Competition with prizes to be won! Visit the Visit Moreton Bay Region Information Tent to collect a passport for your little ones so they can race from stop to stop collecting stamps from different stalls. Once all the stamps have been collected they can present their completed passport to the Cleanaway tent to receive a free Paper Tree prize to take home!
You don’t have to have a Cleanaway truck to make a difference. Here are five simple ways to help the environment and recycle at home.
1. Buy your own refillable water bottle
Instead of buying plastic water bottles and bottled water, have your own water bottle and fill up at the tap! This prevents plastic from harming animals and marine life.
2. Switch to Calico bags
Plastic bags can take hundreds of years to break down- switch to using and reusing calico bags when grocery shopping, which are stronger and more durable. Bonus!
3. Go Second Hand
If you need something, the chances are you might find it on Ebay, Gumtree, on Facebook, in the paper or online in an advertisement. The world has so much stuff just waiting to be rehomed to a new owner. Talk about crafty reusing!
Keep an eye out at the Hills Carnivale for Cleanaway’s general and commingled bin services, who will be helping keep Moreton Bay clean and tidy by providing bins throughout the festival. Remember to use the yellow lid bin to recycle paper, cardboard, glass and plastic bottles, and aluminium cans. Food waste belongs in the general waste bin! Cleanaway are hosting the Main Stage at the 2017 Hills Carnivale as part of their Gold sponsorship of Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism. Join Cleanaway from 12pm onwards on 27 May at George Wilmore Park, Ferny Hills for an exciting and fun family day.
The festival highlights include the Cleanaway Main Stage, featuring awesome acts such as Dave Orr Band, Kent Tonscheck and Pocketlove. The nearby Kids Stage will keep the little ones entertained with favourites such as the Curly Cousins, the Fabulous Lemon Drops and Nickleby the Magician. To top it all off, unfurl the picnic blankets and lay back to watch a spectacular fireworks display that begins at 7:30pm.
Cleanaway are driven by passion for sustainability and are committed to creating solutions that not only deliver extraordinary benefits for customers, but also to the community at large for generations to come. They are proud to be members of the Moreton Bay community, engaging locally and contributing support wherever we can.
So remember to mark 27 May on your calendar and visit Cleanaway for entertainment, recycling activities, prizes and more at George Wilmore Park! Get the full itinerary and details here. For more sustainability, waste and recycling information visit www.cleanaway.com.au