The Development Studies graduate began with a simple aim in mind: collect plastic litter and keep the environment clean.
But his idea has grown from a one-man operation to a business that employs more than 100 people, including young mothers. He also pays private individuals who bring him plastic he can use.
"When I started, it wasn't a business. I was passionate about cleaning my neighborhoods," said Ndashimye.
Plastic bottles are shredded into little pieces. It's then used as a material for a variety of items, including picnic tables and fence poles.
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