Jute is an amazing, incredibly sustainable, affordable and breathable fiber. It's fiber are long, soft and shiny and can spun into course, strong and durable yarn or thread which can be used to make sturdy hessain or burlap, gumy cloths and many other useful value added materials substituting hazardous plastics. Jute is an eco-fiber due to having natural UV protection, grows without the use of pesticides and fertilizers, completely biodegradable and recyclable fiber. It enhances the fertility of the soil it grows on for future crops. In engineering field, extensive research is going on due to its sustainability, durability, strength, elasticity and weight.
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