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Eco Buddy Concept
Navneet Publications (India) Limited have been consistently taking up genuine efforts to increase the green cover and also to overcome the problem of shortage of raw materials by introducing new eco friendly alternatives in its product portfolio which ensures no damage to the environment. We all know that paper is made from wood pulp. However, we use an eco-buddy paper which is made from bagasse i.e. Dry sugarcane pulp remained after extracting juice to make paper and fuel. Navneet Publications (India) Limited has resorted to a unique, novel project that will make significant contribution to protect trees by using eco-buddy paper to manufacture our entire range of products. Paving the way for an eco-buddy product -the basis of sustainable development and taking up constant efforts towards environmental management, Navneet Publications (India) Limited has also launched a complete range of premium stationery products under the brand name "FfUuNn" across India. The range comprises of eco friendly and non-toxic pencils, colour pencils, oil pastels, etc. and uses state-of-the-art technology based on international standards. "FfUuNn" range products are something that cannot be dreamt of in conventional stationery segment. You can make a big difference and save the beauty of the world by using Navneet eco-buddy notebooks. Be a part of our commitment to save the trees and protect the environment. Think about it, every time you buy an eco-buddy book that uses paper made up of bagasse, you will make our planet a little greener and every time you save a tree, you save a part of the planet Earth. It's up to you now, go ahead, and create a revolution. We hope you will like to use eco-buddy note books.

How to Make Paper From Sugar Cane
By Lisa Magloff, eHow Contributor
The fiber left over after pressing sugar cane can become art paper. Although most paper is made from wood fiber, a growing number of companies are developing ways to make paper from bagasse --- the fibrous residue left over after the sugar cane has been pulped and the sugar extracted. In commercial production, bagasse is pulped in huge vats, using chemicals. You can make sugar cane paper at home, however, by combining the bagasse with other fibers, such as paper scraps and cotton fibers. You need to find a source for bagasse. Look for a Middle Eastern or health food market that presses their own sugar cane in a mechanical presser, and ask for the leftover bagasse. Other People Are Reading

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Things You'll Need
Paper scraps
Bagasse
Blender
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Choose the paper scraps you will use. Tear the paper into strips or pieces. Place the paper pieces into a bucket and cover with warm water. Let them soak overnight. o2
Place paper and bagasse into the blender. Fill the blender about half full. Use half paper and half bagasse. Add warm water until the blender is full and blend for around one minute or until the mixture resembles a paste. There can be some small pieces of paper or bagasse visible, but there should not be any large chunks. oSponsored Links

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Pour the paste into a bucket and mix in around one cup of dryer lint. Stir the mixture to incorporate the lint. Add two teaspoons of liquid starch and stir the mixture again. The starch helps prevent ink from soaking into the finished paper. o4

Stretch a piece of window screen material over a wooden frame and tack it in place. The screen should be flat and tight, with no warping. You can use an old wooden picture frame or a store-bought deckle. This is your mold. o5

Place your mold into the tub (you can also use a large sink) and fill with water so that the water covers the mold. Hold the mold under the water with one hand while you pour...
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