Thursday
October 1
2020

‘Doktari’ Turns Plastic Bags Into Building Materials

By Mike Kihaki

It has been three years since the government effected a ban on plastic paper bags, and the manufacturing industry is still feeling the ripple effects.

While several plastic manufacturing industries closed shop after the ban, for one man, the move raised his bar and gave a new lease of life to his business. Meet Dr Oscar Joshua Aghan, who uses plastic bags that are still in circulation to make building materials.

Photo courtesy of Christopher Vega.

Source: The Standard (link opens in a new window)

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Energy, Entrepreneurship, Environment
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business development, entrepreneurship, infrastructure, innovation, recycling, renewable energy, small business