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Assam woman converts plastic waste into handloom products

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A 47-year-old woman from Assam’s Kaziranga has been changing lives with her initiative to tackle the plastic waste issue. Rupjyoti Saikia Gogoi, has been collecting plastic waste from different areas in the vicinity of Kaziranga National Park and converting them into traditional handloom items like handbags, table mats, decoration items and doormats under her Village Weaves venture that she started in 2004.