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Any clever designers out there? Want to help design out plastic pollution and win a share of 1 million? Read on…

My name is Kate Rushton and I wanted to tell you about OpenIDEO’s current challenge: Together, let’s design solutions to keep plastic packaging in the economy, and out of the environment. In partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation,
we’re inviting participants in this Challenge to apply the principles of a circular economy to rethinking the design of plastic packaging that currently ends up in landfills or in nature, and exploring new ways of getting products to people without creating plastic waste. Top ideas will be in contention to win a share of a $1M prize.

Do any innovators come to mind who you think would be a good fit for this challenge? Whether they’re circular economy enthusiasts or have a circular economy startup already in the works, I’m interested! If so, I have two asks from you:

Would you share the names of those people/companies with me?

Would you share our challenge with your networks? Here’s a link you can post to Facebook/LinkedIn etc – http://bit.ly/2tCKrSU

Are you on LinkedIn? Have you considered joining the Circular Design Guide Group – https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8585051?

This group is about design & the circular economy. It’s run jointly by IDEO and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Links
https://openideo.com

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