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ALTERNATIVE PAPER
MADE OUT OF
BANANAS, COFFEE AND CIGARS

Imagine writing or drawing on a banana. Better yet, imagine putting a banana in an envelope and mailing it or instead of giving someone a business card, giving someone a banana. Ok, enough imagining. Your imagination has become reality because of .

Bring you banana fibre paper, a viable, unique and attractive alternative to conventional paper that is perfect for businesses, students and special events. Paper out of coffee beans, and tobacco leaves.

BANANA PAPER

Banana Fibre is paper with a purpose. Banana Paper is made from a 100% mixture of unbleached post-consumer paper that contains a minimum of 5% banana fibre. Banana fibre is a 230,000 ton per year by-product of the Costa Rican banana harvest and poses an ecological threat to the region. This fibre is processed by Earth College in Costa Rica and converted into paper and stationery products by TM without the use of harmful chemicals. A percentage of each sale goes towards a scholarship fund to support young leaders from Latin America who study sustainable agricultural development at Earth College.

COFFEE PAPER

The Coffee PaperTM is made with actual brewed coffee and coffee skins. The rich marbelized coffee color is the coffee stains over the white recycled paper. We add the coffee skins to attain a fiberous texture that is responsive to touch. The coffee utilized is the left-over by-product of the coffee plantations. The coffee fiber that we use in our paper comes from the mountains of El Salvador in Central America. Both the agricultural by-product of the coffee plantations and the post consumer paper create serious solid waste problems throughout the Americas. Earth College are committed to the ideal of environmental and sustainable development. The Coffee PaperTM and all its resulting products are the fruits of these efforts.

CIGAR PAPER

The rich texture and hue of this paper come from a 100% mixture of post-consumer paper and the by-product of the tobacco plantations of Central America. takes great pride in establishing a balanced recycling of the by-products of two unrelated industries. Using one ton of tobacco fibre saves an estimated 17 trees. This cigar fibre is processed in Honduras and converted into paper without the use of harmful chemicals.

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