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Jute Fast Facts

  • Bio-degradable jute deteriorates organically, replenishing the earth with productive invaluable nutrients.
  • Abundant availability – a renewable and sustainable resource
  • Durable material – has the life span of over a thousand plastic carrier bags
  • Jute is a natural bast fibre, a vegetable fibre composed of cellulose which is the main building material of all plants, like all natural fibres jute is totally biodegradable. Bast fibre grows the entire length of the plant stalk from roots to tip. Groups of fibres are contained in the pithy layer between the thin outer bark and the woody core.
  • When discarded, jute totally decomposes putting valuable nutrients back into the soil.
  • Environmentally friendly – non pollutant, produces non toxic gases or harmful gases by product.
  • Jute industry supports an estimated 5 million people in the poorest regions on earth.
  • One hectare of Jute plants consumes over 15 tonnes of CO2, several times higher than trees.