START A ELEPHANT POO PAPER MAKINGAnimals which eat a lot of vegetable matter and have poor digestive systems generate poo that is suitable for making paper. The animal droppings are washed and boiled for many hours. The solution is then blended or spun to soften and cut the fibers. Other things such as dye and/or other fibrous materials may be be added to give the solution the proper consistency. The slurry is then sifted onto rectangular sieves and allowed to dry. When dry, the thin layer of plant fibers is peeled off the sieve and made into paper and paper products
The method used for making elephant dung paper is more or less the same as making other varieties of handmade paper. There are minor changes we have had to make because of the fibrous nature of the raw material. Making sure that the paper is not harmful for the papermaker as well as the user was our biggest challenge… so disinfectants are used to make the paper as bacteria free as possible.
1. COLLECTING THE POO
2. CLEANING THE POO
The cleaning of the dung is one of the important stages… the dung is washed thoroughly with water in large tanks. At the end, all what is left is the fibre. Since this process is water intensive, it is preferably done close to cultivated land… the water acts as a fantastic fertilizer.
3. POO IN THE POT - COOKING!
6. LIFTING THE POO PULP
8. DRYING THE POOPER
Elephant poo paper bags certainly add a whacky value to the gifts you’re giving, so you could use these for anything from a book to a blanket and from a perfume bottle to a potted plant (a small one please!!).
Put your favorite photographs in these colourful elephant poo paper frames. We also have a range of collapsible ones which can be used as greeting cards.
Handy pocket photo books and corner-cut albums to store your photographs…. memory books in different sizes to store all your memories…. we try and have them all.
All kinds of journals… bright and funky for the adventurous, smart and slick for the corporate and handy ones for the travelers. Have a look at the range in our catalogue.
Stationery sets for those who still believe in writing letters, notepads to put next to the phone or files to brighten up an office… its all there.
Cards & Tags
Imagine receiving New Year greetings on an elephant poo paper greeting card. Or an ele poo gift tag on the present you’ve just received. Would be something you remember for a while.
Here’s something for people with a sense of humour… Our magnetic clocks, calendars as well as the gulel sets are a hit.
Souvenirs these are… a bookmark or a set of coasters!! Can be used as giveaways in school as well as conferences.