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Circularity Challenge

Apr 3 - May 31

WEC CC 2024

World Environment Center (WEC) seeks innovative projects to participate in its Circularity Challenge/ Concurso de la Circularidad, a competition to award US$210,000 to nine organizations engaged in public participation in environmental issues focused on plastics, which lead to innovative solutions, stronger monitoring of environmental impacts, and better enforcement of environmental laws. Applications are due April 30 from eligible organizations based in El Salvador, Colombia or Jordan.

The Circularity Challenge is implemented by WEC and its partner the Water & Environment Centre/Cleaner Production Unit at the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan (RSS), and other local organizations in Colombia and El Salvador. The Challenge is funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES), Office of Environmental Quality (ENV).

The Circularity Challenge will award a total of $210,000 to nine winners. Six recipients will be small civil society organizations, small business development centers, cleaner production centers and/or private sector micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs); and three winners will be institutions of higher education that propose innovative and viable solutions to address plastic waste management.

Applications must be submitted no later than May 31 at 23:59 ET (New York), via electronic format at the following link:  https://www.wec.org/about-circularity-challenge/

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Apr 3
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