Think Before You Flush Video Competition 2016

The Think Before You Flush video competition winners and shortlist is now below!

The Think Before You Flush team invited third level students to join us in promoting a better understanding of the campaign by submitting a 1-2min campaign video for the ‘Think Before You Flush’ or ‘Think before You Pour’ initiatives. The competition is run by Clean Coasts (An Taisce) and Irish Water. The first prize for this competition is €1000, second prize is €500 and third prize is €250. There is also a People’s Choice Prize, of €500, that will go to the video with the most public views.

Closing Date was 4th November 2016

Even though soap breaks up grease, it loses its effectiveness downstream, allowing grease to solidify on the pipe walls.

3 in 10 Irish adults have flushed items down the toilet. This figure is higher among those under 35.

“Fatbergs” – a term that has been coined over the past decade or so to describe large conglomerations of fat, oil and grease (FOG).

Lack of knowledge is the primary reason for sewage-related littering among those who do so.

Winning Entries – 2016

1st Place

R. O’Connor and L. Berg, Think Before You Flush

2nd Place

Aoife Carolan, Think Before You Flush

3rd Place

Pavol Hlavac, Think Before You Flush

People’s Choice

Alex Notter, Dont Rush the Flush

Shortlisted Entries – 2016

James O’Flynn, Flush With Sense

Jessica Drew, Think Before You Flush

Julien Torrades, Think Before You Flush

Anne Burke, Bubbles 1085 3 Wipe it Out

Aine MacNally, Barry The Toilet

Andrew ÓDonnghaile, Think Before You Flush An Epic Journey

The guidelines and rules for the 2016 video competition can be found here: guidelines-for-tbyf-video-comp-2016.pdf