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Elephant Dung Paper & Envelopes | Natural Kraft

ECO FRIENDLY. ELEPHANT CONSERVATION.

Mr. Ellie Pooh's eco-friendly elephant dung paper is a crafter's dream come true. It was born to stamp, scrapbook, and letter press with. Here at What's Good, we run it through our inkjet printer (HP All-in-one) to use as our thank you notes and as stationary note cards. We simply cut full sheets in half for our thank yous in each order, and then cut in half and fold in half to use with envelopes.

Each 8.5x11 inch sheet and A2 envelope is handmade with a texture and feel like no other. If you've ordered from us, you've seen it, touched it, and know there's no smell! Try some poo poo paper today, we think you will love it.

This poo paper is 100% recycled, 30% poo fiber and 70% post consumer. Furthermore, the binding agents are organic vegetable products. There are great recycled papers available today...none with a lower carbon footprint than this according to Mr. Ellie Pooh. No trees were cut down, elephants do the pulping, and the villagers earning fair trade wage make the paper. And all supports the conservation of Sri Laken elephants.

WHAT'S GOOD?

  • 100% Recycled (30% poo fiber + 70 PC)
  • Acid-freeDyes and binding agents are organic vegetable products
  • Works with most inkjet printers
  • Handmade
  • Made in Sri Lanka
  • Fair Trade 
  • Your Mr. Ellie Pooh purchase makes an impact — saving elephants, creating jobs, protecting trees.
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BORING (BUT USEFUL) STUFF
Loose Paper

Quantity: 25 loose sheets per pack
Size: 8.5 X 11
Thickness: Varies between 90-110 gsm. It will go through most ink jet printers but doesn't work great with laser printers.

A2 Envelopes
Quantity: 25 envelopes
Size: A2  (4 3/8" x 5 3/4")

MATERIALS
100% Recycled (30% poo fiber + 70% post consumer paper).
Organic vegetable products are used for the binder.

SOURCE
In accordance with Fair Trade Principles, Mr. Ellie products provide sustainable artisan jobs in the Kegalle district of Sri Lanka. These jobs help build support of the local communities and are essential to the success of our conservation efforts.

CERTIFICATIONS
Green America Certified — Bronze
Fair Trade Federation Member

ABOUT THE COMPANY
Like many young people, Karl Wald always knew that he wanted to make a difference in the world. A trip to Sri Lanka and a chance meeting with a paper maker named Thusitha Ranasinghe turned out to be life-changing for Karl — and for the elephants. 

Karl completed his post-doctorate studies at the USDA in 2004. In 2005, he arrived in Sri Lanka to shadow an elephant veterinarian. Dr. Wald also taught English classes. It was through his conversations with Thusitha that he was given a wonderful insight, which led him to become the founder of Mr. Ellie Pooh, LLC.

Both men, as it happened, had a love of animals and concern for the environment. Soon the two friends found themselves looking for a way to save the elephants in Sri Lanka. Elephants naturally are not favored as neighbors by farmers, who, in turn are shrinking the elephants’ habitat. When elephants trample and destroy valued crops, they are often shot and killed. Karl and Thusitha believe that providing sustainable jobs gives value to elephants. 

While it may not completely resolve the human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka, Ellie Pooh is already going a long way toward raising the tolerance of farmers toward the elephants — by actually compensating them for damage to their crops. For this reason the elephant is seen more as an economic asset and less as a nuisance or threat. The people will not want to see the elephant disappear from their midst, and Ellie Pooh paper plays an important role in the saving the population of Asian elephants in Sri Lanka. 

Every purchase you make increases demand for our products, creating more opportunity for our workers. Every Mr. Ellie Pooh gift makes an impact — saving elephants, creating jobs, protecting trees.

In accordance with Fair Trade Principles, we provide sustainable artisan jobs in the Kegalle district of Sri Lanka. These jobs help build support of the local communities and are essential to the success of our conservation efforts. 

Advantages our workers enjoy: Most of our workers live local to the factory, and can conveniently walk to work To earn extra income, artisans may take work home Artisans have the freedom of expressing their creativity while earning an income Our workers are proud that their products are sold in America and other countries around the world.