Gallery: Packaging the Future: Poop Paper is Some Useful Shit!


When I mention paper made from elephant poo (or dung, if you prefer), most people get a horrified look on their faces. (If you’ve already heard of the paper, what was YOUR first reaction?) Everything from business cards to Christmas greetings can be printed on the stuff, which is a bit linen-y, quite soft, and takes color brilliantly. There’s not just one, but two companies that make ‘poo paper'; Mr. Ellie Pooh and Elephant Dung Paper both offer a number of printed and plain paper products. And yes, the poop is treated for any nasties as part of the paper-making process.

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1 Comment

  1. usledsupply staff January 15, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    This is a creative idea! And definitely has much less of an environmental impact than the paper-making process.

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