Beat Waste Start Up Challenge

The Beat Waste Startup Challenge is a competition offering $25,000 in cash prizes for businesses and social enterprises that reduce or eliminate waste. It is sponsored by Adventure Ecology, organizers of the Plastiki expedition. The challenge is for early stage ventures seeking funding to grow.

All you need to enter is an elevator pitch and a brief 200 word description (see full brief for details). Crowd voting helps determine the winning entries, and you can find out more about voting here.

THE PRIZE  $25,000! Read more

Green Your Biz and Win!

Going Green at the office has never been easier. Staples has teamed up with Entrepreneur to invite small business owners to enter the Small Business Go Green Challenge to let us know how and why they would like to make their office more sustainable.

Submissions should be no more than 100 words and include details on what steps they would take and why they would like to make their office greener. Entrepreneur and Staples will select the top-three submissions, and Staples will award eco-friendly products to the winning submissions.

Grand Prize is $10,000! Read more