Fifty Grand To Reduce Plastic Use

About This Video: Think Beyond Plastic is an innovation competition for entrepreneurs working on solutions to the plastic pollution crisis. We are looking for disruptive technologies and solutions in the following areas:

– Supply chain and infrastructure
– Source materials and packaging
– Products, services or business model innovations

All ideas must be able to lead to solutions at scale! Qualified participants must have a well-articulated idea or operating business that is seed or early-stage. Businesses must have a viable business proposition, as well as sustainable business practices. Eligible contestants will compete for a first prize investment of $50,000 for an existing business, and $10,000 investment for the most innovative business idea. Applications will be open through January 6, 2013. Finalists and winners will be announced during the Think Beyond Plastic event on March 22, 2013 at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA.

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