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City announces second [Re]Verse Pitch Competition

Monday, August 22, 2016 by Nora Ankrum

The second annual [Re]Verse Pitch Competition is now open for applicants. The city is seeking proposals for innovative uses for waste. In particular, according to an announcement from the city, the idea is to “turn valuable raw materials that are currently leaving local businesses, nonprofits and institutions as waste into the foundation for new social enterprises.” The city is asking for pitches from organizations and businesses “that are consistently generating or collecting by-product, surplus, or other underutilized materials in Austin.” Applications are due Aug. 31. More information is available here.

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