Carlsberg and Corona tackle water and plastic waste: The sustainability success stories of the week

After parent company AB InBev announced that three major businesses – namely Unilever, Colgate-Palmolive and Coca-Cola – are now supporting its 100+ Accelerator to fund sustainable start-ups, beer brand Corona has posted its own update on start-up financing.
The brand is making funds of up to $100,000 per business available to startups working to develop solutions to the world’s plastic pollution problem. To apply for funding under the scheme, called the Corona Plastic Free Challenge, applicants will need to outline how their product, system or technology can be used to reduce or remove plastic from a specific part of the beverage supply chain. Specific focus areas are plastic bottle cap liner alternatives and solutions for keeping products on pallets during transportation without plastic film.

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