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Completely ethical company

Zero waste, locally sourced cruelty-free products produced in a factory with the highest respect... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Weno, Federated States of Micronesia
Really Beautiful, One-Of-A-Kind Wallets

A Must See Stop and Shop if on Kosrae. Really impressive to watch and learn about this... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Capital Hill, Mariana Islands
via mobile
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23 Oct 2018
“Completely ethical company”
23 Aug 2018
“Really Beautiful, One-Of-A-Kind Wallets”
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96944 Finaunpes, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Zero waste, locally sourced cruelty-free products produced in a factory with the highest respect for their employees and the tight-knit Kosraean community. Fair wages, fair working conditions, plus they provide supplemental income for banana farmers that supply the trees. PETA, vegan.org, etc. certification. An all-round...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JacMBrisbane
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A Must See Stop and Shop if on Kosrae. Really impressive to watch and learn about this eco-friendly, ingenious way of turning banana tree stalks into paper and wallets. Also doing great things for the local economy and workforce, so I was happy to support...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank krisstak2015
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Impressed by the project and its social responsibility not to mention environmental impact. A great idea that should expand and be adopted on other islands.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tontonat439
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a must visit business on kosrae. I am a Peace Corps Volunteer on the island and love taking visitors here. The staff are wonderful and will give you an informative tour about the process of making paper out of banana trees. You can...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sorcha V
Reviewed 30 December 2016

As Peace Corps volunteers in Micronesia, we are very much attuned to business endeavors that build capacity, are locally based, and sustainable. The Green Banana Paper Company certainly meets those criteria. Started by Matt, formally with World Teach, the company now employees many locals who...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank rgorham47
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Really enjoyed the short tour Luke gave us of the processing process for making the different types paper from various plant fibers and other recycled paper. Then Matt displayed the wares, and was patient with us as we debated options. I had to buy multiples...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank Raroliving
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Artists at work! They take so much pride in what they do. A beautiful product using natural resources on the island. Passion and beauty....that is what I saw.

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank labglit
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Green Banana Paper Company makes paper from plant fibers. They use Taro, Pineapple, and Banana. We were fortunate enough to take a tour of their manufacturing process. It was fascinating. Everything is pretty much done by hand. We were able to purchase some stationary, envelopes,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Sue W
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