About Shweta Basu

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Upcycled-Handwoven Fabrics made from waste plastic

Upcycled-Handwoven Fabrics made from waste plastic carry bags, food wrappers of crisps and biscuits, and other daily consumables, glittery gift wraps and old audio/video cassette tapes using Charkha and Handloom. These fabrics are woven by Rural Women and Youth Artisans. Ace Designer Gaurav Gupta rendered in upcycled Ecokaari fabrics created with wrappers of crisps and biscuits, plastic bottles and other daily consumables that have been excavated from oceans & landfills.     Share About Us

Bird Feeder using recycled bottle

If you live in an area that has many birds, a strategically placed DIY recycled bird feeder will allow you to view the pretty feathered creatures up close and personal. Taking just a little time and very little money, you can make one out of materials you might have otherwise thrown away – a plastic bottle and a couple of wooden spoons. Clean and dry the bottle thoroughly, removing any labels. Screw the hook into the centre of the bottle’s

Recycled Plastic Bottle Planter

Love plants and sustainable living? Creating a planter is actually a way to reuse plastic. Spark your DIY spirit with a simple project that turns 2-litres into a useful and appealing indoor planter. Here are some simple step-by-step instructions for how to make a DIY plastic bottle planter: Cut the bottom third of a 2-litre bottle. Paint the bottle white or the colour of your choice. Use parts of the rest of the bottle to cut out ears or any design of your

Create Recycled Plastic Bottle Supply Pouch.

Office and School building waste is one of the leading contributors to the rise of landfills. So, after guzzling down a cold soda or water from a PET bottle, don’t just toss the bottle when you’re finished. Reuse the plastic bottles to make pouches for housing pens and supplies at school, or craft supplies at home. Impress your classmates and friends with your sustainable efforts. Share About Us

India is the first Asian Country to launch a plastics pact.

The India Plastics Pact is a collaboration between WWF India and CII—anchored at the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CESD), and supported by WRAP, a global NGO based in the UK. WRAP is providing operational and technical support to many other Plastics Pacts, as well as running the UK Plastics Pact. The Plastics Pact envisions a world where plastic is valued and does not pollute the environment. The India Plastics Pact is an ambitious, collaborative initiative that aims to