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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Adorable recycled paper dolls from Africa

Handmade by a women's group in Zimbabwe, these adorable Eco Africa recycled papercraft dolls come on a card each with a story to tell a  about life in Africa

Cards Fair-Trade

Learning how to work with the paper to make these beautiful paper products enables many women to earn enough money to make better lives for their children and extended families.

recycled paper dolls

With the sale of these little fairtrade dolls hope has come into the lives of these women, help keep it alive

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Paper made from elephant poo

elephant dung paper

Yes! People often laugh when they first encounter the idea but everything from notebooks to cards is printed on the paper.
The original motivation behind  making elephant dung paper was because in Sri Lanka elephants are a problem particularly to the farmers, damaging farmers crops and fences.  Creating a market for their excrement has made them valuable to the local people and this now offers some protection to the animals.
elephnat dung paper journals
 
 
Because elephants are vegetarian animals, their dung is pretty much just dried-out plants that are partially digested.
 
Childrens ecofriendly card making kit


Just love the Eco Craft-a-Card (pictured above), a lovely green gift for children. A card making kit made from elephant dung paper.
 
 




 
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