Grants and Funding Sources for Reducing Plastics Waste
Ten grants or funding sources for environmental companies that are focused on reducing/repurposing plastics/plastic waste or has provided funding for reducing/repurposing plastics/plastic waste have been provided on the attached spreadsheet. An extensive search has revealed only two sources that focused only on providing funding for projects that involve reducing/repurposing plastics/plastic waste and is available to companies in Europe, South Africa, or Israel. The Alliance To End Plastic Waste has committed $1.5 billion over the next five years to “help end the flow of plastic waste into the environment.” The Plastic Solutions Fund has partnered with its members to provide $7 million in funding for projects that focus on solving the “problem of plastic pollution.” Nonprofits such as UK-based WasteAid and Greece-based Plastics for People also focused on reducing/repurposing plastics/plastic waste only but do not provide grants/funding for other organizations. Therefore, we have provided an additional eight sources with a history of providing grants/funding for projects that focused on reducing/repurposing plastics/plastic waste and other issues.