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Turning used banana stems into hair extensions and fabric

The African country of Uganda is one of the world’s largest consumers of bananas. But for every ton of the fruit, plantations leave behind two tons of refuse.

Enter a company called TexFad, which transforms them into tough fibre that can be woven into rugs, place mats – even hair extensions!

View the original video here.

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