23-year-old Recycles Plastic Bags & Plastic Bottles Into A Pair Of Sneakers
Meet 23-year-old Ashay Bhave who transitioned his 'just a design idea' into a business model and has recycled 50,000 plastic bags and 35,000 plastic bottles since July 2021. The story dates back to 2017 when Ashay, a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) student, was working on a couple of design projects while preparing for his master's. Thaely, which is what a plastic bag is usually called in Hindi, was one of the design projects he undertook with the goal of recycling plastic bags into a usable material or fabric. Watch to know how the young climate warrior converts plastic bags and bottles into a pair of sneakers.