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Colgate Community Garden Challenge 2020 - Vote for your school!

On this page you can vote for your nominated school to help them earn additional Garden Points in the Colgate Community Garden Challenge.

Get involved in the Colgate Community Garden Challenge

For the chance to win one of seven (7) recycled community garden sets, as well as monthly prize packs of upcyled toothbrush pens, Australian pre-, primary, intermediate, special and secondary schools are invited to recycle oral care waste and earn online votes in the Colgate Community Garden Challenge. The more Garden Points, the more chances of winning! 

1 unit of oral care waste = 10 Garden Points

1 online vote = 1 Garden Point

Entries close 02 October 2020. Find out more information about the Colgate Community Garden Challenge here. 

For full terms & information on how to enter & win prizes, please head to

Cast vote!

Vote for your chosen pre-school, primary or secondary school here! 


Grand Prizes

There are seven (7) recycled community garden sets up for grabs, each made with oral care waste and worth over $5,000! (Total prize value: $37,156.18) Each community garden set includes:

  • One (1) garden bed
  • One (1) bench with planter boxes
  • One (1) picnic table
  • One (1) $200 Bunnings Warehouse gift voucher to buy gardening supplies

The three (3) schools which accrue the most Garden Points in total (based on the weight of the total amount of shipments & total number of votes) will each win a recycled community garden set.

Schools will receive one entry in the final prize draw for sending in at least one (1) eligible shipment during the promotion period for the chance to win one (1) of four (4) recycled community garden sets. 

Participants are only eligible to win one (1) community garden set. 

Monthly prizes

For every month of the competition, all schools that send a shipment of oral care waste to TerraCycle will receive 1 entry in the monthly prize draw for that month, for the chance to win one of two prize packs of 60 upcycled toothbrush pens, valued at $89.10 per pack! (Total prize value: $1,247.40).

Limit of one entry in the monthly prize draw per participant per month. Participants are eligible to win one (1) pack. 

Additionally, for each approved item of oral care waste received by TerraCycle, schools will earn $0.02 to allocate to themselves or a nominated non-profit organisation. 

Click here to read full Terms & Conditions. 

Each shipment must weigh up to 20kg maximum as per Australia Post requirements. Total prize pool $37,156.18. Sponsor is Colgate-Palmolive P/L and Promoter is Terracycle Australia. NSW Permit No LTPS/18/30896, SA No T18/2301 and ACT Permit No TP18/02559.


Rank Participant Score
1. Gladesville Public School 43708
2. St Peter's Rochedale Primary School 40816
3. Pullenvale State School 32953
4. Aberfoyle Hub R-7 School 31350
5. Aspley State School 25748
6. Newcastle High School 22536
7. John Curtin College of the Arts 15729
8. Birralee Primary School 15657
9. South Geelong Primary School 13662
10. Yuluma Primary School 11813
11. Northpine Christian College 10141
12. Camden South Public School 9864
13. Jolimont Primary School 9251
14. Hampton Park Primary School 8762
15. Bunbury Primary School 8624
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