He came across plastic recycling on a trip to China.
“I came across a unit that was converting large quantities of plastic waste into fabric. It not only reduced waste going into the landfills but also produced good quality material and created employment locally,” says Aditya.
He was in Class 10 when he pitched his startup idea to his family who supported him.
The plastic is cleaned then chopped into fine flakes and melted to remove toxic chemicals. The melted plastic, also known as the plastic filament when cooled down becomes the fibre.