Zero Plastic Hackathon

Montréal edition

Let's build a future without plastic!

Piles of plastic waste on beaches, dead animals with stomachs full of plastic or tangled up in human induced trash. Plastic pollution is a serious problem harming our environment and living creatures. All of us have to act to finally set an end to the destruction of our planet.
 
Greenpeace believes in a plastic-free future and is calling YOU to help building it. Develop innovative ideas that tackle the issues of our fast-paced, wasteful society, the abundance of plastic packaging and the throwaway mentality!
 
Let's shape a better future together, a future with zero plastic!

Choose a theme for your project!

 

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Politics

How can political institutions be included in our fight against plastic? What projects would our governments be interested in and how to we get them on board?
 

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Industry

How can we influence the industry to reduce the use of plastic? What alternatives can be used that don't harm our environment?
 
 

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Consumer

How can we encourage consumers to reduce their plastic waste and engage in environmental protection? How can we connect people around zero waste?
 
 
 
 

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Other

You are free to come up with another scope for your zero plastic project! 
 
 
 
 
 

Prizes to be won 

  • 1st
  • 2nd
  • 3rd
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Pitch your project to the Mayor Council!
 
All of the three finalist will pitch their project to the Mayor Council and receive a Zero Waste gift box including an inox gourd, a bulk bag and a bamboo toothbrush.

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1st

Participate in a Greenpeace expedition! 
 
Each team member of the winning team will have the opportunity to participate in a Greenpeace expedition. 

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2nd

Spend a day at the Greenpeace headquarters in Canada!

Each team member is invited to spend a day at the Greenpeace headquarters in Canada to explore our work behind the scenes and meet our CEO. 

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3rd

Greenpeace Hoodies
 
Each team member will receive a Greenpeace Hoodie.