Recently pressed arecanut leaf plates produced by the Das family at their production unit in Patla Village, Assam.
An arecanut leaf is transformed into a biodegradable and disposable dinner plate by one of three leaf plate making machines at the Das family production unit.
Tamul Plates CEO Arindam Dasgupta (L) and Tamul Plates Affiliate Producer Dwijen Das (R) discuss plate production at the Das family production unit in Patla Village, Assam.
Chandra Shil (L) and Ajit Das (R) are Village-Level Leaf Collecting Agents for Tamul Plates. They collect arecanut leaves from their neighbors in Barangabari Village for the Tamul Plates production unit at Barpeta Road. The two men have been best friends since childhood.