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Company makes paper from wombat poo

Posted on Monday, 9 March, 2009 | Comment icon 14 comments


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A company in Australia that was previously credited with producing paper from kangaroo droppings has now been successful in creating paper from wombat poo.

"Aussie marsupial, the wombat, has proven itself to be useful after its droppings were turned into paper."

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Comment icon #5 Posted by BaneSilvermoon on 10 March, 2009, 2:10
No, I believe you are thinking about the Tassie devil they have face tumors, or the koala they have a sexual transmitted disease, well some of them anyway. Wombats are fairly common in the bush except the hairy nose is a bit rarer. hahahahahahahh... My ex used the screen name Koala for ages. I couldn't help but laugh as I read that. Horrible about the poor marsupials though.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Ashiene on 10 March, 2009, 14:23
How can I donate my poo poo for paper-making research?
Comment icon #7 Posted by SpIdErCyDe on 10 March, 2009, 15:33
This is a '****ty' article. lol
Comment icon #8 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 10 March, 2009, 16:55
See how ingenious us Aussies are? We've achieved a truly green form of recycling! By the way, as a word of helpful advice, you are better off using Kangaroo dropping tissue paper, Wombats are burrowers and once they've set up 'shop' in your nasal cavity you'll never get them 'out'! The brand name of the tissues are 'Kangaroo Kleenex'. Hmm, yes, ingenious indeed, but I do like the sound of Kangaroo Kleenex! I can just imagine the slogan... "Kangaroo Kleenex, the tissue that gives a kick to your nasal cavities!"
Comment icon #9 Posted by clubfoot on 10 March, 2009, 20:21
How can I donate my poo poo for paper-making research? Poop it in a Wombat dropping envelope and post it to: Wally the Wombat Poo Box 1 Wombat Central Canberra ACT 2601 ps Dietary intake prior to research donation must consist of roots, leaves and NUTS.
Comment icon #10 Posted by Samuronin on 13 March, 2009, 4:16
They should try using Human Poop....
Comment icon #11 Posted by RIX14 on 13 March, 2009, 4:35
This is a '****ty' article. lol I was waiting for that!
Comment icon #12 Posted by fenris1011 on 13 March, 2009, 5:12
So...much...poop. *explodes*
Comment icon #13 Posted by clubfoot on 13 March, 2009, 5:53
They should try using Human Poop.... Not viable, too costly due to the pre-existing contaminants, Maccers, Coke (a-Cola), fast foods, gm foods you name it. I reckon that the 'animals' are a better bet to start with, once we've got that started, and, learnt more through experience we can build refineries to refine the human variant to produce oil, human crap is an illimitable resource.
Comment icon #14 Posted by Pavot on 13 March, 2009, 6:07
Ah! Excuse! Sir! Sir ! You really may not want to be licking that Envelope there! Don’t Lick that Envelope ! Ooooo! Pavot


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