All About Jute: An Important Natural Resource

Published On June 21, 2011
If you haven’t heard of jute, chances are you will very soon. It’s a fibre produced from the jute plant (Corchorus olitorius and Corchuris capsularis in Latin) which is becoming increasingly common in the production of items such as green bags , rope, sacks and much more. Jute is a biodegradable and compostable fibre which has been identified as a particularly important resource for those with environmental concerns. Since common materials such as plastics are non-biodegradable, taking centuries to break
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Jute Bag or Cotton Bags – Buyer’s Guide

Published On December 31, 2009
In a boxing match between jute bags and cotton bags, the pre-match stats don’t give much indication of a clear winner! They both have awesome green credentials - jute's are more on the social responsibility side, while organic cotton is better for the planet. There are some incidental positives for jute which will matter for some applications, but not others. Overall, they're pretty even! Here we explore the benefits of jute bags and the benefits of organic cotton bags. The
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