The world we have built is not like this; we throw everything away, and this is harming our planet.
But we have the power to build something better.
We choose to eliminate food waste, single-use packaging, and inspire a new generation of people, companies, and industries to reuse, repurpose, and recycle.
We will award The Earthshot Prize to the most outstanding efforts to meet this challenge. To the organisations that are eliminating single-use products and packaging; to the cities that revolutionise their waste management systems; and to the innovators who give new life to things destined for landfill.
We choose to build a system that can work forever, where people everywhere can live safe, healthy and happy lives, without waste.