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horse poo paper: note box & journal

by poo into paper
Handmade
Recycled
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  • the story

My Little Pony's Poo

Here's the scoop: This attractive journal and note paper box are actually made out of horse poop! That's right, eco-friendly and innovative, this journal and note paper box are 100% recycled, odorless and, dare we say, quite lovely for a piece of a poo. Choose from a reusable note box filled 70 slips of paper or this 20 page journal. Click here to read about how they turn poo into paper. Handmade in Thailand. Journal and Note Box sold separately.

  • details
Handmade
Recycled
Item ID
18425
Made from
horse poo
Measurements
Journal: 6" L x 6" W, Notebox: 4" L x 4" W
  • the maker

poo into paper

The making of paper starts with the collection and processing of the dung pulp. Elephant dung is typically full of short to medium grained fibrous materials from the elephant's diet which when processed make excellent paper. Panda poo has lots of undigested bamboo fibers (also a great fiber for paper-making). And cows and horses have a lot of undigested grass in their poo!

First, the naturally dried dung is collected from elephant and Giant Panda conservation parks and brought back to the paper-making factory.

Next, the dung is pre-rinsed with water, leaving only the fibrous materials from the grasses, bamboo and fruits they've eaten.

The fibers are placed into a giant pot of boiling water to ensure the fibers are super clean. After this thorough cleaning, the desired color can be added.

Natural fibers from banana trees and pineapples are added to the dung mixture so the paper will be thicker and stronger.

Once this is all mixed together, the moist fibers are separated into small "cakes" or "wafers" of about 300-400 grams each.

The cakes are spread evenly over a mesh-bottomed tray measuring about 60cm by 90cm.

The tray is leaned up against a tree, angled toward the sun and allowed to dry naturally for a few hours.

Once dry, the sheet of paper is peeled from the mesh tray.

Courtesy of The Great Elephant Poo Poo Paper Company.

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HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL
 
4.4

(based on 52 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (28)

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    (20)

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    (3)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (49)
  • Durable (12)
  • Sleek design (7)
  • Improves organization (5)

Cons

  • Smaller than expected (5)

Best Uses

  • Everyday use (38)
  • Organization (10)
  • School (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (35), Budget shopper (14)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (46), Business (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (44)

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5.0

a great gift for horse riders

By 

from Hinsdale Il

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable Construction
  • Professional Quality
  • Quality Writing Surface

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Essays
    • Taking Notes

    Comments about HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL:

    it is the imagine of the product and it can't get any greener

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

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    5.0

    Don't judge this book by the cover!

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    from Savage,MN

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Use

      Comments about HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL:

      Gift to my sis who loves horses and handmade items, she loved it!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      4.0

      Easy,g ood communication and product

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      from Danville, PA

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      Pros

      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Use

        Comments about HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL:

        It was a gift and was very funny!

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        4.0

        Perfect for the hard to buy for

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        from nj

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Use

          Comments about HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL:

          great gift for the person who has everything

          Service and delivery comments:

          delivered faster than expected

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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          4.0

          Surprising find

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          from NYC

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          Pros

          • Unique
          • Xmas present - don't know

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL:

              Giving horse-poo paper to a horsey friend. Wrapped it up so I don't know the quality, but love the concept. Wish there were cat and dog poo papers for other friends, but imagine it only works with herbivorous animals. Happy to find the store -- like the recycling aspect, imaginative repurposing. Wish there were animal welfare organizations to donate to.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Delivery was fine. Arrived in good condition.

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              4.0

              Makes a Fun Gift!

              By 

              from Blanchester, OH

              About Me Quality Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Sturdy
              • Unique

              Cons

              • Smaller Than Expected

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Use

              Comments about HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL:

              Made a great gift for my sis who loves to keep journals and horses! it's unigue and it's something i know she doesn't have. it's smaller than i though it would be, but it looks like it's built to last!

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

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              5.0

              GREAT FOR HORSE LOVERS

              By 

              from Los Angeles, CA

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              Pros

              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Use

                Comments about HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL:

                Bought this as a small gift for a horse obsessed friend who has EVERYTHING. She loved it and happily showed it off to everyone in her barn!

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                4.0

                ECO FRIENDLY AND ECO FUNNY!

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                from Boston, MA

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                Pros

                • Unique

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • School

                  Comments about HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL:

                  I bought this for my 14 year old grandson for
                  something funny to open up for his birthday.

                  I hope he thinks it's hilarious, as well as learning a good lesson about clever ways to
                  recycle!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  5.0

                  horse poo note box

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                  from St. Croix Falls WI

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Improves Organization
                  • Sleek Design
                  • Sturdy
                  • Unique

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Use
                    • Organization
                    • School

                    Comments about HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL:

                    I bought this for my friend who has everything "horses". It was something that I don't think she has and I love the uniqueness. It is larger than I thought it would be and I think it's adorable yet practical. The perfect gift in these times.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    2.0

                    Not much enthusiasm

                    By 

                    from Camas, WA

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                      Cons

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                          Comments about HORSE POO PAPER: NOTE BOX & JOURNAL:

                          Our 10 yr old grandaughter who owns a horse seemed less then enthused. Maybe just wrong product for her.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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