Cow Dung Paper – Handmade Cards & Journals

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This paper is 100% recycled and handmade from cow dung and cotton rags. Cow dung is typically full of short to medium grained fibrous materials from the cows diet which when processed makes excellent paper. Naturally dried cow dung from cow shelters (also called “gaushalas”) is brought back to the village unit to make beautiful handmade paper.

GauShala, a Sanskrit word, means the sanctuary or the abode for old, sick, abandoned and stray cows, calves and oxen.

(In Sanskrit, Gau means cow, Shala means a sanctuary).

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4 thoughts on “Cow Dung Paper – Handmade Cards & Journals

  1. Dear Anand

    good to know about the paper made out of cow dung.
    I am doing a research on alterante livelihood in villages on rajasthan and this idea seems to be a good source of income as well.
    If possible can u pls mail me more details about the paper making process or place from which I can get relevant information.
    waiting for your response
    Thanks
    Regards
    Renuka Saroha

  2. Dear Anand

    good to know about the paper made out of cow dung.
    I am searching on alterante livelihood in villages on sikkim,India and this idea seems to be a good source of income as well.
    If possible can u pls mail me more details about the paper making process or place from which I can get relevant information.
    waiting for your response
    Thanks
    Regards
    Arun Tamang

  3. Dear Sir,

    good to know about the paper made out of cow dung.
    It will be good sources of income for livelihood in villages on sikkim,India
    If possible pls mail me more details about the paper making process or place from which I can get relevant information.
    waiting for your response
    Thanks
    Regards
    Arun Tamang

  4. Hello!Anand,
    I had read about paper made from elephant dung.Cowdung also seems to be a good option.What is the viability &market of recycled paper in India?Do u know of any paper recycling unit in Maharashtra where I can learn about this process?Pl guide me.Thank u.Prajakta

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