Greener Communities Competition

Fingal County Council has announced new categories in the 2019 Greener Communities Competition.

The focus this year is on increasing pollinators and biodiversity and on fostering sustainable communities, a key role we can all play in creating a more sustainable future.

Biodiversity is a critical part of the web of life on our planet and over the past few decades our activities have led to a major decline in many of our native species. Communities can play an increasing role in our environmental response to climate change and environmental improvements.

Fingal County Council’s Environmental Awareness section is encouraging applicants from both new and existing projects that are ongoing to improve our environment to come forward and get involved.

The various categories are listed below and further information, as well as details about what the judges would like to see is contained on the Fingal website.  

  • Community Climate Action/Environmental Initiative
  • Biodiversity Project
  • Adopt-a-Patch Project
  • Business & Community Environmental Initiative
  • Upcycling Project
  • Coastal Area
  • Heritage Property
  • Front Garden
  • Housing Estate/Apartments < 100 properties not managed by a company
  • Housing Estate/Apartments >100 properties not managed by a company
  • Housing Estate/Apartments managed by a company
  • Fingal Village (population up to 2,500)
  • Fingal Town (population of 2,500+)

Submissions can be made online through the portal link on the www.Fingal.ie homepage or http://www.fingal.ie/environment/clean-community/greenercommunitiescompetition2019/

Submissions can also be made by post or hand delivered to Fingal County Council main offices at Swords or Blanchardstown. Download the application form in Word format or PDF from the above link. Queries on the competition (not submissions) can be emailed to greenercommunities2019@fingal.ie or call 01 890 5453.

The closing date for submissions is Monday August 5th at 4.30pm.