The People & Planet Award recognizes US small businesses for their dedication to a green economy: a bottom line that includes protecting workers, communities, and the environment. Twice each year, they award two $5,000 cash prizes in a range of green business categories, such as zero-waste, worker empowerment, and sustainable food.
Spring 2019: Alternatives to Plastic
They’ll reward two businesses that either produce a product that is an alternative to plastic, or that produce a product commonly made from plastic but which the business is making from other materials. Ideas include businesses that produce alternatives to plastic wrap, plastic straws, plastic bags, plastic containers, plastic toys, and more.
Nomination Deadline: April 1, 2019