Alone or with family, with or without music, but always in disguise. Hundreds of Australians have been filming for several weeks taking out their household waste dressed in wacky costumes. A way to pass the time and keep morale in the face of the coronavirus epidemic, which forced the Australian government to decree more or less strict containment measures depending on the region.
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Since the end of March, more than a million people have joined the Facebook group “Bin isolation outing” (“trash out in isolation” in French), where members compete in creativity to achieve this chore. Monday, May 4, world day of celebration for fans of Star Wars, many confined Australians donned saga-inspired costumes to take out their trash.