August 26, 2010

Announcing the Winners in the Hey-hey-hey, Goodbye Plastic Bag Video Contest

In conjunction with the Santa Cruz County, state of California, and global efforts to ban single use plastic bags, Save Our Shores and Wallace “J” Nichols drummed up the idea to host a viral video contest with the goal of raising awareness about the unnecessary use of plastic bags. The contest, dubbed the Hey-hey-hey, Goodbye Plastic Bags Video Contest, was announced on Earth Day this year, and the final winners have been selected.

With the help of judges Philippe Cousteau, Mark Stone, Eric Thiermann, and Dr. Wallace “J” Nichols, the Grand Prize Winners of the Hey-hey-hey, Goodbye Plastic Bags Video Contest are:

  • Echo Zen, of Del Mar, CA: Winner in the ‘Judges Choice’ category. Echo Zen will receive a brand new HD Flip Camera. Watch their video...
  • Tanner Gibson, of Pickens, South Carolina: Winner in the ‘Most Views on Youtube’ category (cutoff date: 8/6/2010). Tanner will receive a brand new SD Flip Camera. Watch his video...

And The three Runners Up are:

The three Runners-up will receive a bundle of Save Our Shores reusable gear as prizes.

The Hey-hey-hey, Goodbye Plastic Bags Video Contest entries are creative, unique, hilarious, and sometimes a little bit scary. The Top 10 Finalist can be viewed via the post below.

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