IN-NØ PLASTICS CHALLENGE JOIN US
Calling for practicable and innovative ideas to reduce the use of disposable plastics

Calling for practicable and innovative ideas to reduce the use of disposable plastics

Sponsor

Environment and Conservation Fund

Organisers

Environmental Campaign Committee

Organisers

Environmental Protection Department

Consultant

Education for Good

Supporting Organisations

Talent and Education Development Office City University of Hong Kong
HKBU Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre
Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative
CUHK BUSINESS SCHOOL
EdUHK Library EIEU
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
HKUST ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTER
iDENDRON
AIESEC
DREAM IMPACT
enactus
HKSEC
Social Enterprise Summit
Social Ventures Hong Kong
St James Settlement
Wofoo Social Enterprises

About

The Challenge aims to unleash the creativity of tertiary students by providing them with an opportunity to address environmental challenges with innovation and make a positive impact on the environment.

Eligibility

  • Full-time / Part-time students (both undergraduate and post-graduate) in Hong Kong.
  • Each team should consist of 3 to 5 students who are over the age of 18 and from local tertiary education institutes only.
  • Each participant can only be associated with one team.

Schedule

IN-NØ PLASTICS CHALLENGE

Results Announcement

Champion

CHEERS

Rental service of custom-made reusable tableware sets

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1st Runner-up

Recyclink HK

Reward scheme for using reusable and personally identifiable laundry bags

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2nd Runner-up

PPR

Interactive plastic bottle recycling robot offering cash rebates and boutique rewards in shopping malls

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Best Presentation Team

膠換餘生

Reusable packaging for transporting merchandise in supply chains

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Best Application of Design Thinking Techniques

塑料Killer

Reward scheme in partnership with Hong Kong Market that encourages shoppers to bring their own bag

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All finalist teams will receive email notification on the final results of the Challenge separately.

Awards

Awards

*All finalist teams will receive an e-Certificate and eco gift set to recognise their active involvement.

Online Briefing Session

The Online Briefing Session was finished on 4 Aug 2021, don't miss any winning tips and important information about the Challenge! Some of the questions covered in the Online Briefing Session are listed in Frequently Asked Questions.

PowerPoint Slides

Download

Online Briefing Archive

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Guidelines and Regulations

First Round

Teams are required to submit a simple 2-page Executive Summary elaborating on the proposed idea.

Deadline: 25 AUG 2021

Final Round

Finalist teams will be invited to do a 10-min online presentation, followed by a 5-min Q&A session.

Detailed Application Guidelines

Marking Criteria

Marking Criteria

Frequently Asked Questions

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