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Empowering Waste: Banners to Bags
Women • 7m 39s
Banners to Bags is a social and environmental entrepreneurship venture based in Kathmandu, Nepal. This is the story of their vision to create alternatives to plastic bags by designing durable and reusable bags from waste materials.
Director: Rohit Shakya
2012 | 7 min
Banner Bags are an upcycled product; they are made from discarded flex (plastic) and fabric banners and turned into a product of higher value, the bags. It is a simple idea to address issues of waste management in a city desperate for solutions. We believe small ideas can make a difference. Hear from the founders, designers and supporters about how it all comes together.