9 Surprising Uses For a Banana Peel

Judging by the following infographic, banana peels are virtually worth their weight in gold. And all this time we've been throwing them in the trash like a bunch of idiots!

As the financial wizards at QuidCorner have helpfully pointed out, these floppy banana byproducts have a plethora of uses beyond their initial protective purpose.

Need to spiff up your shoes? Banana peel! Looking for a natural way to repel bugs? Banana peel! Wanna watch your neighbor slip on a banana peel? Banana peel! The possibilities are (almost) endless.

And even if you can't make use of banana peels in the ways listed below, it's probably still smart to stockpile your old ones. We're pretty sure they can be used as currency if the American dollar should ever fall.