Plastic waste wrappings from chocolate, crisp, biscuit or noodle packages were once collected from the waste and rubbish dumps of Kathmandu. They are now collected from parks, schools and restaurants. They are washed, sorted and then cut into strips of various widths and lengths. Dried mountain grass is woven into a long thin ‘rope’. The waste plastic strips are then tightly wrapped around the grass core, and securely ‘woven’ or tied into the wished for product using a thin nylon-type thread/string.
Bought the wine holder? Then what about coasters, which are just as useful for beer or for your morning coffee cup. Ideal gift for the