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10 Things To Know Before You Eat Out Of That “Compostable” Takeaway Bowl

6 Mins Read You’ve surely seen the rise in fibre bowls. Light in weight, brown in colour, and clearly marked as compostable, biodegradable, plant-based – these have sprouted all over town in cafés and restaurants, replacing styrofoam or wax-lined paper cups in a bid to “go green”. They’ve become the food industry’s widely adopted measure, representing some kind […]

Indian Sari Weaver Creates Sustainable Fabric Out Of Banana Fibre

2 Mins Read An idea that a weaver came up with two decades ago, saris made sustainably from banana fibre have revived a tradition in the suburb of Anakaputhur in Chennai, India. This tradition that stretches back 90 years was threatened in the 1960s when Nigeria began banning textile imports, which translated in massive losses for Anakaputhur’s weavers.  […]