Anandi Swami

Plastic Waste Collector
The Goldness of Waste
40 years old
Pratap Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Jaipur

Anandi and her husband, with ancestry in Tamil Nadu, buy plastic waste from big companies, sort it out and sell to relevant recyclers. They earn about INR 30-35000 every month. They have used Arth’s loans to buy plastic waste all three times over a period of 3 years. Their children are married and also engage in the same occupation. While they live in a plastic tarpaulin house themselves, they have built pucca houses for their children.