Aimee Lee on Paper Talk

The Sunday Paper #244

January 27, 2019

Paper of the Week: Cavellini & Co. Wrap & Posters

I see paper everywhere. My local bookstore has a rack of papers that are meant to be gift wrap. This is high quality gift wrap printed on archival paper in Italy. I’m not sure I could use this to wrap a gift! Cavallini & Co. has hundreds of

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Matt Simpson

Matt Simpson is founder and CEO of Green Banana Paper in Micronesia. We talk about how Matt ended up on this remote island as a teacher, his desire to stay there and surf, and how he put two and two together when he realized that all of his students were leaving the island to find work and that the banana fiber that had been used to make clothing in the distant past could also be made into paper. Listen to how Green Banana Paper creates jobs through sustainable practices on the tiny island of Kosrae, with a people population of 6000 and a banana tree population of 250,000. It’s fascinating!

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Paper Money in a Paper Wallet

The Sunday Paper #177, October 1, 2017 Paper of the Week: Green Banana Paper

Green Banana Paper’s slim wallet is now available on Kickstarter!

Three years ago Green Banana Paper set out to raise the bar for the future use of natural fibers in eco-textiles. They have developed their craft in their own eco-factory – combining the traditional art of hand papermaking

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Green Banana Paper

The Sunday Paper #151, March 26, 2017

Paper of the Week: Green Banana Paper

This is one of the coolest (handmade) paper companies and products I’ve come across… ever! Green Banana Paper wallets are like leather, but without the cruelty. Banana paper wallets are naturally water, fire and tear resistant. A thin coating of wax is applied to the outside to protect

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