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Green Banana Paper are turning a sustainable resource of banana fibers into stylish wallets for men and women in efforts to create a sustainable and ethical alternative to leather, as well as jobs for the indigenous people of a remote island in the Western Pacific.
The wallets, which are being developed by a small community on the island of Kosrae, Micronesia, utilise community-based resources and are reviving traditional skills in weaving and rope twisting.
Green Banana Paper wallets, which come in three styles – men’s style wallet with card holders, women’s purse and a travel wallet for holding passport and other key travel documents – are strong and durable, with a leather-like consistency, that is both waterproof and stain resistant.
Featuring art work by local artists, the designs adorned on the Green Banana Paper wallets are emblemic of the beautiful, remote island of Kosrae, Micronesia which sits in a quiet…
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