Our plant fiber products are made from wheat straw, a leftover agricultural byproduct after the wheat grains have been removed. Here are some of the other benefits of using wheat straw:
- Protects forests by replacing the need for paper. While 5 tons of wood are needed to produce 1 ton of pulp for paper, only 1.5 tons of straw are needed to produce the same amount.
- Annually renewable and sustainable
- Require less energy. A wood pulp mill uses 10 times the energy required to create wheat straw pulp.
- New revenue for farmers: directing agricultural waste into paper manufacturing provides an additional income stream for farmers, without impacting food production or increasing energy inputs, and without putting new land into production.