Taiwan: Pineapple leaf fibers used for trendy shoes

Alex Lo, the chairman of Taiwan Technical Textiles Association, yesterday showed off a pair of shoes made of pineapple leaf fibers, in Taipei. Lo stated that recycling pineapple leaves and using fibers from the plant to make yarn or cloth to use in products such as shoes or bags is a new business model in the circular economy, which the government is vigorously promoting.

Image: Chen Rou-chen, Taipei Times

Source: taipeitimes.com

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