Is your child the fastest recycler?

    We are no longer accepting entries into this competition. Thank you to everyone who participated in the TOMRA Time Trial.

    Is your child the fastest recycler? Find out by entering the TOMRA Time Trial. All they need to do is return as many containers through a Reverse Vending Machine at a TOMRA Recycling Centre in 60 seconds. The highest number of containers officially recycled in 60 seconds wins $500.

    Want to find out if your child is the fastest recycler? Simply bring your containers to any of our Recycling Centres in SE QLD, NT, and WA, see a member of our friendly team and they will guide you through the rest and record your results.

    • TOMRA Time Trial is active across all TOMRA Recycling Centres in QLD, WA, and NT only during the school holidays (dates outlined below).
    • Entry to the Time Trial must be verified by a member of the TOMRA Team.
    • Only available for children between the ages 5 – 17 are only allowed to enter.
    • Limit of 3 attempts per child per day.
    • Name and phone number will be recorded with the result of each attempt to allow us to contact the winner.
    • Take a photo of your receipt after your attempt and retain as proof of your total.
    • In the event of a tie within a State, we will ask for competitors to come into their local Recycling Centre for a final battle to determine who will be crowned the “Fastest Recycler”.
    • If any eligible containers are rejected due to a technical error, the judge may opt to pause the stopwatch to reset the machine or clear the chute. If this is the case, NO containers can be returned when the stopwatch is paused. If there are any technical issues that mean the judge needs to pause more than once, a new session must be started.

    For QLD Participants

    Key Details

    • Test your speed between 10am – 2pm, during the school holidays; between Saturday 18th September and Monday 4th October only
    • Winner of the $500 to be notified by phone by Friday 8th October, prize paid by bank transfer

    QLD Leaderboard

    RankNameRecycling CentreReturn Score
    =1CharlieGeebung97
    =1Tanna17 Mile Rocks97
    3MarekoSalisbury94
    =4AbbiVarsity Lakes88
    =4NehlaSalisbury88
    Leaderboard updated every 24 hours

    For WA Participants

    Key Details

    • Test your speed anytime, any day of the week during the school holidays; between 11am – 3pm | 25th Sept – 10th Oct
    • Winner of the $500 to be notified by phone by Friday 15th October, prize paid by bank transfer

    WA Leaderboard

    RankNameRecycling CentreReturn Score
    1CharlotteBelmont89
    2WikiJoondalup87
    3AshtonOsborne Park84
    4BenMyaree70
    5ShelbyKelmscott66
    Leaderboard updated every 24 hours

    For NT Participants

    Key Details

    • Kids can test their speed on weekdays between 11am – 3pm, during the school holidays; between 11am – 3pm | 27th Sept – 8th Oct only
    • Winner of the $500 to be notified by phone by Friday 15th October, prize paid by bank transfer

    Find your nearest Recycling Centre

    NT Leaderboard

    RankNameReturn Score
    1Maya77
    2K. Bolmeley66
    =3Audrey63
    =3Elliot63
    =5Beau58
    =5Nathaniel58
    Leaderboard updated every 24 hours

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