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New sustainable, biodegradable and compostable cloths offered

EcoNote | December 8, 2014 | By:

CRAiLAR Technologies Inc., which produces and markets natural and sustainable CRAiLAR® flax fiber, has two new lines of sustainable, biodegradable and compostable cloths available by a large manufacturer and supplier of industrial and commercial paper, packaging and branded consumer products.

The sustainable cloths for the restaurant and service industry and the industrial sector, are made of 80-85 percent flax fiber and available in three weights. All carry USDA Biobased, BPI ® Compostable and LEED® certifications.

Flax is a sustainable plant that grows with less than 2 percent of water compared to conventional, irrigated cotton crops. CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. is focused on bringing cost-effective, sustainable, bast fiber-based products to market that are environmentally friendly natural fiber alternatives with equivalent or superior performance characteristics to cotton, wood or fossil-fuel based fibers.

Crailar Technologies Inc.

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