From straws to one-use bags, approximately nine billion tons of plastic have been
produced by humankind since 1950.3
Define new ways to distribute products, food, and consumer goods.
Toxic chemicals adversely affect both human health and the environment. Devise new
strategies to use eco-friendly and nontoxic materials throughout the product life
We live in a global economy yet we have the opportunity to act locally. Optimize
energy, waste management, and agricultural inputs — to name a few — to fit local
environments and ecosystems.