Naturbeads are one of the 25 nominees in the Green Challenge 2020



Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge has announced the 25 start-ups that have made it through the first stage of the international competition supporting green entrepreneurs. The start-ups have been selected by a panel of experts from 650 applications to be considered for the grand prize of 500,000 euros to develop their sustainable business. Early September, the five finalists will be announced. The 25 nominees are from Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, countries where Postcode Lotteries are located. The diverse group of start-ups that have made it into the top 25 includes a sustainable alternative to plastic food packaging which extends shelf-life and reduces food waste, a self-cleaning recovery coil adapted for restaurant ventilation to end the waste of energy and a sustainable design agency creating product and system innovation for a circular economy in fashion. They show the wide-ranging ways in which businesses can contribute towards a more sustainable planet