Elephant poo paper
Elephant dung is a rich source of fiber and is naturally processed in the digestive tract of the elephant. As a result, a significant number of fibers remain intact and is perfect to turn into elephant poo paper.
We collect elephant poo in the elephant sanctuaries and thereby begins the process of papermaking. Cleaning and separating of fibers is an important aspect of this unique paper. Thereafter the boiling and cooking process helps separate the lignin and acts as a disinfectant. At times fillers such as cotton rags, mulberry or flax is added to make the paper stronger.
At bluecatpaper, tree-free we take pride in making sure that we do not cut trees for paper, nor add harmful chemicals that destroy the environment This is a new and renewable source for tree-free paper 100 % sustainable paper. The water used for this paper is recycled.
Elephant dung paper is a perfect example of upcycled paper… This paper is mostly screen print-friendly. However, if you need elephant poo paper to be inkjet friendly, we can customize this for you by adding more cotton fibers. The resultant paper is smooth enough for letterheads, envelopes and stationery.