Stuffstr Named Finalist In Fast Company's 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards

 

All finalists and winners to be highlighted in Fast Company's April issue.

 

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – March 20, 2017 – Stuffstr has been selected as a finalist in the Apps category as part of Fast Company’s 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards, which honor businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that offer innovative solutions to the issues facing humanity. All of the finalists are highlighted in the April issue of the print magazine, which hits newsstands on March 27.

Launched this year, the World Changing Ideas Awards showcase 12 winners and nearly 200 finalists. A panel of eminent judges selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 1,200 entries in 12 categories, from Food to Energy to Developing World Technology. 

“We are honored to be recognized by Fast Company’s premiere World Changing Ideas Awards, and proud to be in the good company of nonprofits like Ideo.org and the U.N. World Food Programme, as well as innovative startups like Otto, and Hyperloop One.” said Stuffstr CEO John Atcheson. “Making it simple to recirculate your things and keep them out of landfill is our mission at Stuffstr, and, working together, Stuffstr and our fellow finalists are reducing waste, accelerating the transition to a circular economy, and helping to build a sustainable future.”

Fast Company has always insisted that being a force for good has to be a key element for any business,” says Fast Company editor and managing director Robert Safian. “These World Changing Idea award winners show how organizations around the world are embracing the ideals of creativity and innovation to create enormous impact.”

About Stuffstr

Stuffstr increases the use and recirculation of the things we buy, helping people reduce clutter and keep things out of landfill. Based in Seattle, Washington, the company is a recognized leader in the global movement towards a circular economy, and a member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100. Visit our website for more information. 

About the World Changing Ideas Awards

World Changing Ideas is one of Fast Company’s major annual awards programs and is focused on social good, seeking to elevate finished products and brave concepts that make the world better. A panel of judges from across sectors choose winners and finalists based on feasibility and the potential for impact. With a goal of awarding ingenuity and fostering innovation, Fast Company draws attention to ideas with great potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start work on solving the problems that affect us all.

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