Zero Waste

Empowering Women

Concluded a ten day training program on diversification of plastic wrapper (infusion of plastic made thread and yarn) products. The training was attended by Dewathang zero waste craft group members and zero waste trainers from the communities – Reshore & Orong and institution – Samten Choling nunnery in Wamrong.

The training is expected to increase the recycling activities for plastic waste, while at the same time, it will also diversify income generating opportunities for women.

The program is funded by the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation (BTFEC).


Participants with Trainers
Stitching purse
Explaining regarding cutting



Women has used their creativity with plastic wrappers
Learning how to handle the tailoring machine


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