The Golden Thread(EADF2023)
Outside Kolkata a few jute mills crank on, virtually unchanged since the industrial revolution. In the heyday of the jute industry, millions of people in Bengal made their living doing this laborious work, which has hardly changed since the industrial revolution. The 100-year-old machinery has been endlessly repaired. State aid kept this sustainable alternative to plastic going, but its future looks bleak.
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