Innovate Waste: The Carbon Neutrality Challenge
Are you ready to help the environment & win your share of up to $30,000 in cash prizes?
For the third year in a row, the City of Flagstaff's Economic Development and Sustainability teams partnered up with Moonshot at NACET's Flagstaff Pioneer Pitch Competition to offer a challenge to our phenomenal Flagstaff entrepreneurs who are committed to the environment and sustainability.
As part of Flagstaff's commitment to climate action and goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, this year's Innovate Waste Challenge includes a Carbon Neutrality challenge.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
For those who participated in the Flagstaff Pioneer Pitch Competition AND your product or service converts waste into marketable products as well as products that reduce and/or remove carbon dioxide, you were automatically entered to win ADDITIONAL cash awards of up to $30,000 awarded on Saturday, May 6th during the Flagstaff Pioneer Pitch Competition finals.
For more on how to apply, please see below. Applications are ACCEPTED UNTIL APRIL 21, 2023.
The final pitch competition and award ceremony will be held on May 6, 2023 at the Flagstaff Pioneer Pitch Competition Finals.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS CELEBRATING THE CHALLENGE
*more events coming soon
To apply and compete to win cash prizes, entrepreneurs must have a business pitch idea in the following categories:
For more information on the City’s Carbon Neutrality Plan visit www.flagstaff.az/climate.
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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
Please note - this event is for Flagstaff, AZ area residents and businesses only.
To apply, candidates must submit an online application. 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.
* Link to send your application to the City of Flagstaff coming soon! *