Painted compost bin

Paint a Compost bin  and

post a photo to be published on

Celebrate Compost Awareness Week  by painting a compost bin. A painted bin can turn a garden necessity into a garden feature. Let the children use their imagination. The bin can be painted as a house, animal, decorated with flowers  or general decorated with pictures of the different items that can be put in the bin. Two children can share a single bin painting a side each.  Water-based emulsion paint is recommended, as it's very easy to clear up, and it dries quickly.  

Take a photo of the bin once painted and email  it to, post a copy on social media and send one to the local press.


Go to our International Compost Awareness week page giving details of other activities for kids  Compost Awareness