The Environment Prize 2017 will be awarded to a Nordic company, organisation or individual for exemplary involvement in promoting, developing or initiating waste-free solutions. The winner of the Prize in 2016 was the Danish app Too Good To Go, which combats food waste.
The nominations were announced today at the People’s Festival on Bornholm.
Rec Alkaline Ltd: Turning alkaline batteries into clean micronutrient fertiliser
RePack: Reusable packaging for e-commerce
Landspítali: Less waste, fewer single-use items, recycling and minimal food waste
Verandi: Quality skincare products using recycled natural resources
The Eyde Cluster: Driving force for the circular economy in industry: Waste to Value
Keep Norway Clean: Non-profit organisation working to end litter
Restarters Oslo: Empowers people to be a part of a social and creative repair culture
ALLWIN AB: Reduces food waste, 2 million meals per year to people in need
ICA and Rescued Fruits: Juice made of rescued fruit at ICA
Food Centre, Stockholm City Mission: Jobs and redistribution of surplus food
Swedish Algae Factory: Enhances the efficiency of solar panels with material from algae
The 23rd winner of the DKK 350,000 prize will be announced at a ceremony in Finlandia House, Helsinki, on 1 Nov 2017.
Click on the links to read more about the nominees.