Everything You Need To Know. About Our Jute range
Jute fibre is entirely bio-degradable and compostable. Jute fibre is recyclable. Jute bags are hard-wearing and can be used again and again, negating the need to use plastic carrier bags
Jute can be grown without the need to use pesticide or fertiliser. Where these chemicals are used jute requires very little of them compared to other cropsy
Jute reaches maturity in under 6 months and offers large crop yield for the area of land its grown upon. This efficiency of growth means less land is required compared to other crops and therefore reduces the need to encroach upon wilderness and natural habitats.
Jute is a vegetable fibre. It is very cheap to produce, and its production levels are similar to that of cotton. It is a bast fibre, like hemp, and flax. Coarse fabrics made of jute are called hessian, or burlap in America. Like all natural fibres.
Jute is biodegradable."Jute" is the name of the plant or fiber that is used to make burlap, Hessian or gunny cloth.
The jute plant is easily grown in tropical countries like Bangladesh and India. Ninety percent of world's jute is harvested in Bangladesh and the rest in India. Jute is less expensive than cotton, but cotton is better for quality clothes. Jute is used to make various products: packaging materials jute bags, sacks to expensive carpets, espadrilles, sweaters etc. it is obtained from the bark of the jue plant
Jute has been shown to exist in the Bronze Age in Iran
Harviest New Field
Every 120 days
Needs temperatures between 28 deg C and 35 deg C
bags dumped in
landfill every hour
UK shoppers ask for bags about seventeen and a half billion times a year.
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