US$3 million for game-changing solutions to advance a circular economy for flexibles.

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A Global Challenge

Plastic waste does not belong in the environment. We want to catalyse change through transformative solutions that address the plastic waste problem.

$80-120 billion

PER YEAR

Estimated annual loss in the value of plastic packaging waste during sorting and processing alone is $80-120 billion.

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14%

RECYCLED

The world recycles about 14% of the plastic packaging it uses.

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40%

WASTEd

40% of plastic produced is packaging, used once and discarded.

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How to Participate

Follow these key steps to participate in The Alliance Prize in Circular Solutions for Flexibles.

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Assessment

Complete our Organisational Readiness Tool before registering to help determine your eligibility and fit for The Alliance Prize.

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Registration

Register for The Alliance Prize in Circular Solutions for Flexibles by Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

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Application

After registering, complete and submit your online application no later than Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

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Feedback

Valid applications will receive scores and comments from five Evaluation Panel judges. All scores are normalised to ensure fairness, and feedback will be shared with each applicant.

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Finalists Selection

Informed by Evaluation Panel results, The Alliance Prize team will select up to three Finalists who then strengthen their proposals for an opportunity to win the $3M award.

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste is a global nonprofit founded in 2019 to end plastic waste in the environment. We convene companies from across the entire plastics value chain to work with the public sector, civil society and communities, and are testing and developing a portfolio of over 35 projects in 29 countries to advance a circular economy for plastics.
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