Juan Aprilliano CHANDRA

Co-founder, Plana, Indonesia

Mr. Juan Aprilliano Chandra is the co-founder of Plana, a social enterprise that revolutionises plastic recycling. Its solution is to convert plastic waste and husk waste to become a new material called PlanaWood, which can be used as building materials for communities that lasts for decades as a substitution for natural wood. His company offers a solution to mitigate climate change by using our plastic waste. The process technology is to make plastic waste into products that are much more valuable and also extend the usage time and durability, not only contributing to reducing greenhouse gas but also saving the forests to absorb greenhouse gas and produce oxygen, while increasing farmers' welfare by buying and utilizing husk waste.