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Hold on to that packet of chips. It could be your next fashion accessory

Thanks to EcoKaari, a Pune-based organisation that creates fabric from plastic waste

What is your bag made of? Mine is fashioned out of packets of chips. And yet, when you touch it, it feels like fabric.

Pune-based EcoKaari has taken it upon itself to transform disposed plastic waste into handwoven fabric. Started last year by Nandan Bhat, this organisation works with artisans who use the charkha and handloom to create this unique material which turn into fashion accessories, home décor and office stationery.

“EcoKaari was started to control waste management, especially that of the non-biodegradable and difficult-to-recycle plastic waste,” says

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