Location: Kampala, Uganda This Ugandan start-up is using waste from bananasto produce environmentally conscious itemsLocation: Mukono, Uganda(SOUNDBITE) (English) MANAGING DIRECTOR AND FOUNDER, TEXFAD, KIMANI MUTURI, SAYING:"We generate a lot of waste from the banana gardens. So, I kept thinking, if this waste can be used for textiles then we can be able to provide a sustainable product to the world and then I started the journey of developing textile fibres from the waste stems."TexFad is experimenting with making carpets and table place matswhile also market-testing hair extension products(SOUNDBITE) (English) MANAGING DIRECTOR AND FOUNDER, TEXFAD, KIMANI MUTURI, SAYING:"The hair extensions we are making are highly biodegradable. After using, our ladies will go and bury them in the soil and they will become manure for their vegetables. We are trying to replace what is done with synthetic hair-like to the natural hair like."