What is............

Cotton
Hemp
Hessian Jute Burlap
Paper
Polar Fleece
Polyester
Polypropylene (GreenBags)

 

Cotton ?

Cotton is a natural fiber harvested from the cotton plant.(Biodegradable) 

Environmental impact -Biodegradable


Jute/Hessian/Burlap ?

Jute is a type of plant fiber (Biodegradable)Environmental impact -Biodegradable

get the full story - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jute

Coated Jute/Hessian/Burlap: The process of manufacturing biodegradable polymers and other man made coatings is a relatively knew concept and not yet used by the majority of hessian/jute/burlap cloth manufacturers. Unless you are sure that the coating on the Jute/Hessian/Burlap bag is biodegradable and not harmful to birds and rodents when ingested, it is advisable to use uncoated Jute/Hessian/Burlap. Most manufacturers of Jute/Hessian/Burlap cloth and bags do use acid free eco friendly ink for printing.


Hemp?

Hemp is often considered an environmental super fibre. Hemp fabric is made from the fibres in the herbaceous plant of the species cannabis sativa. It's a high-yield crop that produces significantly more fibre per acre than either cotton or flax.

As a fabric, hemp provides all the warmth and softness of a natural textile but with a superior durability seldom found in other materials. Hemp is extremely versatile and can be used for countless products such as apparel, accessories, shoes, furniture, and home furnishings. Apparel made from hemp incorporates all the beneficial qualities and will likely last longer and withstand harsh conditions.

Environmental Impact - Biodegradable


Paper ?

Paper is an incredibly versatile substance made from naturally occurring plant fibres called cellulose.

Environmental impact   Biodegradable


Polar Fleece ?

 is polyester  that originated from a mixture of coal, air, water, and petroleum which is formed from a chemical reaction between an acid and alcohol. Polar Fleece is predominantly produced from recycled plastic bottles.

Environmental impact   Recyclable


Polyester (in polycotton)?

Polyester (in polycotton)  is one of the synthetic fibers that originated from a mixture of coal, air, water, and petroleum which is formed from a chemical reaction between an acid and alcohol.

Environmental impact   - Recyclable


Polypropylene?

Polypropylene is a plastic polymer, of the chemical designation C3H6 

Environmental Impact - Recyclable


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