Rubbish gets a whole new mean­ing

Central Leader - - NEWS -

It’s time to make trash fash­ion­able.

En­tries are open for an­nual Schools Trash Fash­ion Awards.

Ev­ery year pri­mary, intermediate and sec­ondary stu­dents raise aware­ness about waste and the en­vi­ron­ment by the

to mak­ing cos­tumes re­cy­clable ma­te­ri­als.

About 400 gar­ments are in the com­pe­ti­tion. This year’s theme is Around the World.

‘‘It is about cel­e­brat­ing our city and the unique ori­gins of those that live here,’’ or­gan­is­ers say.



Re­gional semi­fi­nals will be held in June with the fi­nal­ist show­case in Au­gust.

Young de­sign­ers can en­ter on­line at and en­tries close on June 16.

Schools can also re­ceive en­try forms by email­ing leanne@


On stage: Stu­dents hit the cat­walk at last year’s Trash to Fash­ion Awards.

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