Less garbage: Shop founder is female entrepreneur of the year

Less garbage: Shop founder is female entrepreneur of the year

In her business she wants to avoid packaging waste - for this Milena Glimbovski has now been honoured as Berlin "Female Entrepreneur of the Year".

Milena Glimbovski

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Owner Milena Glimbovski fills an empty can in the supermarket "Original unverpackt" in Kreuzberg.

Her idea "hits a social nerve and is highly topical with the discussion on the subject of plastics", Economics Senator Ramona Pop (Green Party) announced on 2 November 2018.

"Original Uverpackt" story began in Kreuzberg

Glimbovski opened the "Original Unverpackt" store in Kreuzberg in 2014 - where customers can fill their own containers with noodles, nuts or rice and pay for them. According to the press release, there are now around 80 stores in Germany based on her model.

Prize "Entrepreneur of the Year" endowed with 5000 Euro

The Berlin Senate Administration, Investitionsbank Berlin and the Chamber of Industry and Commerce award the prize, which is endowed with a total of 5,000 euros. A jury selected three winners. The founders of an educational institution and a management consultancy made it to second and third place.
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