An Eco-Friendly, Banana-Based Alternative To Plastic Bags

In Uganda (and the rest of the world), plastic bags have become a major source of environmental pollution. So Sharon Ninsiima decided to do something about it. Using fiber from the bark of banana trees, she makes beautifully designed, hand-folded bags that will decompose within a week. Here's more about Ninsiima's Shalbags Enterprises, as well as other eco-friendly bag solutions.

Written by Curiosity Staff May 25, 2017