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Ecopaper Increases Production, Sales of "Environmental Papers"

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Ecopaper Inc., Costa Rica, has recently doubled its production capabilities and sales of "Bagasse Sugar Cane Paper," according to its parent company, SGD Holdings, Ventura, Calif. The company also announced that this paper has received the international "Black Label Grading" for quality. Ecopaper makes its various products (bagasse paper, banana paper, coffee paper, etc.) from the 230,000 metric tons of agro-industrial waste that are dumped yearly in Costa Rica alone. The company makes a range of papers from exotic tropical fibers in this waste materials stream. CEO Harry Johansing noted that some of Ecopaper's products are being sold to companies including Starbucks, Dole, and Whole Foods.


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