Our Impact - Green Banana Paper
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Our Impact

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Our Impact

Environmental Impact

  • Recycled 170,000lbs / 77,000kg of Post-Harvest / Waste Banana Trees so far.
  • Banana trees are rapidly renewable and will continuously self-multiply year-round.
  • Cruelty-Free / Bleach-Free / Tree-Free Papers
  • Graywater system for neutralizing alkaline water boiled to purify the fibers.
  • Small electric motors powered by our island's solar assisted power grid.
  • Reuse any waste plant material as a soil additive in our banana farm.

Social Impact

  • 16 Full-Time Jobs created providing a livelihood supporting over 100 people.
  • 75+ Farmers earn extra income from banana trees that would otherwise be waste.
  • Community-based resources belonging to the people.
  • Reviving traditional skills and knowledge in weaving and rope-twisting.
  • Working hard to give our island something to be proud of.




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Matennang Atauea
Matennang Atauea

July 02, 2017

I am from Kiribati and I do handicraft and teach women as well too. I have been very much interested to try out the banana leaf for handicraft but have no idea who to contact to learn from. Would you be able to accept us if we want to learn from you? Thank you very much.

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