Leaf for packaging, anyone?
The Ear (The Freeman) - April 5, 2019 - 12:00am

GOING BANANAS. Vietnam is now using banana leaves instead of plastic to package certain foods. Will that idea work here? According to environmentalists it is a good idea to lower the amount of trash in the landfills because banana leaves will naturally decompose.

However, others are saying it will take a lot of banana trees to provide the leaves for this, they also said the time isn’t proper since banana trees require a lot of water to maintain, something that is sorely lacking this dry season.

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