Submit your innovative idea for the reduction of single-use plastic, as well as an outline of the implementation, and you can win a share of an investment pledged by SPAR EC.
The total investment of R250 000 (in cash) will be donated to a corporate (R75 000), small business (R50 000), tertiary institution (R50 000), school (R50 000) and SPAR customer (R25 000).
Submissions must result in a significant reduction in single-use plastic in your environment during August 15, 2019, to January 31, 2020.
Submit entries via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 15, 2019. Each entry will receive a code via email to acknowledge receipt of entry.
Include name of corporate, small business, tertiary institution, school or customer.
Submit outline of your proposal within the six month time frame.
Add details of contact person – name, e-mail address and contact number.
The group who have made the most innovative and effective changes and reduction to plastic pollution over the set period are the winners.
It is encouraged to share regular updates or post your changes weekly on your social media, and tag SPAR Eastern Cape and #sparbag to keep all updated on the progress.
Judges will be checking in on a regular basis to engage with entrants on their progress.
Group participation and commitment is essential.
The end goal is that in six months your environment has made a massive swing away from the use of once-off plastic use the goal to drastically reduce plastic has been achieved.
Judges decision will be final.
Winners will be announced in media (press and social) by February 10, 2020.