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Hi. I'd like to congratulate Chris for earning this recognition. And thank you to OpenIDEO for holding this challenge to help stimulate our collective movement towards sustainable solutions! As a true believer in his product and his vision, I've watched Chris put all his energy and resources into making his product and his packaging more sustainable from sourcing to disposal over the last few years. When no one could meet his standard for reduced-plastic and plastic-free packaging, he dove head first into making his own. His authentic drive to do what's best for both his consumer's health and the health of the planet continues to impress me and has inspired me to rethink how I can do better in my own life, as a consumer and as a (pro)active citizen. The latest version of the plastic-free face stick tube is durable enough to survive living on a boat with me, perfectly functional to use, and when it's done, it's not going to last forever in the landfill on the island where I live. The refillable aluminum pump has lasted me for years, through surf adventures and boat life, and the refillable pouches are an enormous reduction in plastic waste when I look around at the plastic bottles and tubes of sunscreen people around me are using. Congratulations Chris, for having the courage and passion to create something that didn't exist and raise the packaging standard for all the companies still using normal plastic packaging. I hope this is the first of many awards like this! Best to all involved, Liz Clark