Is there an alternative wrapping paper that is made from waste products? Yes, such an alternative
exists. In our Autumn/Winter 2023 collection, we have introduced a new upcycling wrapping paper
for the first time, that is made from the waste of sugar production. This paper provides an alternative
to traditional «wood paper» and is completely tree-free.
How is sugarcane paper produced? It is made from the fibrous remains (bagasse) that are generated
during sugar production. These fibers are processed further and turned into pulp to produce the
sugarcane paper. It contains no chemical additives and is more sustainable because sugarcane is
a rapidly renewable plant that requires no trees and is produced with less energy than conventional
paper. However, one disadvantage is the long transportation distance from tropical regions.
Is sugarcane paper sustainable? Yes, it is a sustainable alternative because it is made from industrial
waste that is upgraded and reused. It is also free of chemical additives and sugarcane is a rapidly
How can sugarcane paper be disposed of? Sugarcane paper can be disposed of via the normal paper
bin and is recyclable so that it can be reintroduced into the material cycle.
Advantages of sugarcane paper
compared to wood pulps:
- Without bleaching agents/dyeing chemicals
- 13 months harvest time
- Contains no wood
- Made from waste products of rum production
- Available 365 days a year