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Sustainable Packaging Coalition Launches Open Challenge with Ubuntoo to Identify Sustainable Protective Packaging Solutions

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Ubuntoo is an Environmental Solutions Platform, hosting more than 700 solutions to plastic pollution, textile and food waste.

The Challenge also includes other partners. Retail Innovation Center at the Retail Industry Leader Association (RILA) helps connect retailers to innovators, and is also joining the group as an Affiliate Partner.

Challenge Judges include experts from the SPC, Closed Loop Partners and academia. This year’s Challenge will also feature a group of Advisors who represent the end-users of protective packaging from key sectors, including Amazon Packaging Lab, West Elm, Lowe’s, Wayfair and RILA.

Submissions will be accepted from October 14, 2019 until January 17, 2020. Participation is open to any innovators with pilot-ready solutions. Finalists will be invited to present on the main stage at here.

Publication date: 14/10/2019

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This project has been co-funded with the support of the LIFE financial instrument of the European Union [LIFE17 ENV/ES/000438] Life programme

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