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A company in Uganda is turning the waste from bananas into rugs, place mats, and baskets

Summary List Placement Besides fruit, banana plants also produce giant stems as tall as a person that will never grow again.  These stems wind up making up a huge portion of the billion tons of waste agriculture produces each year.  TexFad, a Ugandan company, is turning this waste into fiber that can be...

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  • Besides fruit, banana plants also produce giant stems as tall as a person that will never grow again. 
  • These stems wind up making up a huge portion of the billion tons of waste agriculture produces each year. 
  • TexFad, a Ugandan company, is turning this waste into fiber that can be used for home goods like rugs, place mats, and baskets.
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