Jute fibres and wastes can help make different grades of special papers and board, thus cutting down on the use of precious wood, say researchers from the Calcutta-based Jute Technological Research Institute. They say that jute fibres in the form of jute caddies, root cuttings and thread wastes, which have lot of cellulose and long fibre can serve as non-wood ferrous sources for making different grades of paper. These include wrapping paper, sack paper, paper board from unbleached pulp, as well as writing, printing and various speciality papers from bleached pulp.
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