Living Off Discarded Bottles

Onneetse Gabonthone
Onneetse Gabonthone

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Constantly coming across discarded liquor and beer bottles daily made Onneetse Gabonthone realise he could not only make a living out of those discarded bottles but also help save the environment.

A former BCL employee from Mahalapye, Gabonthone says he lost his job in 2015 after an injury on the backbone.

This forced him to find other means of earning a living and he eventually thought of cutting beverage and liquor bottles to make different types of glasses.

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