The 2021 Innovate Waste & Carbon Neutrality Challenge is ON!
NOVEMBER 12 & 13, 2021
Did you know?
Flagstaff will need to remove approximately 846,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere by 2030.
How to Apply
To apply, candidates must (1.) submit an online application and (2.) post a 2-minute pitch video about their product or service that meets the sustainability criteria above.
Applicants will need to explain their start-up idea/product/service, what they feel their unique selling proposition is, and why their product is better than what is already on the market.
Create a 2-minute pitch video, and post it on YouTube.
Complete our application form below by November 1, 2021.
2020 WINNER - Bee Well
Bee Well - beewell.care/
We are a small business that makes a natural, aromatic, hand sanitizer spray. Our handmade hand sanitizer kills viruses by using 70% isopropyl alcohol by volume, purified water, and organic vegetable glycerin, hydrogen peroxide, organic geranium and eucalyptus oils, without the strong aroma of alcohol. Our hand sanitizer is great for use where access to soap and water is limited. our practices and products are centered around community service, preserving the environment, improving health and wellness, and improving access to basic services, science and the arts.
It is our goal to promote sustainable community resilience through long-term commitment to promote positive health and wellness. We hope to strengthen the community and its resilience to covid-19 and future needs for resources that promote a healthy and strong community.
We believe in solidarity over charity and it is our goal to donate 100% of our profits to local mutual aid groups who we believe are doing the best work providing assistance to communities most affected by covid19. Mutual aid groups operate with an understanding that it is the system, not the people suffering under it, that creates poverty, crisis, and vulnerability. Those working within a project to act to educate and expand awareness of experiences that are not their own, to build solidarity, and to make the project supportive and welcoming to marginalized people. Humility and willingness to accept feedback are essential to make projects more useful to the people they serve while honoring the dignity and self-determination of people in need or crisis. We appreciate your support as we establish and grow our project to better our community.