Case Study: Tambul Leaf Plates
Creating Youth Employment in Assam while Reducing Plastic Waste
Tambul Leaf Plates has generated employment or additional income for 3,000 rural community members while reducing pollution from plastic and polystyrene foam plates by over 100 tonnes. The enterprise enables rural youth and women in Northeast India to establish their own production unit enterprises of areca nut leaf plates, creating livelihoods in their communities.
SEED 2015 Case Study Series
This case study showcases the innovation, the partnership, the support from SEED and the overall impact of the enterprise and is part of the SEED 2015 Case Study Series. This Case Study Series showcases locally-driven, innovative eco-inclusive enterprises and shares insights into entrepreneurial solutions for sustainable development.