Bear necessities

Pandamania adopts a green theme with napkins made from panda faeces and food debris in Chengdu, China's Sichuan province. The Qianwei Fengsheng Paper Company has teamed up with the China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda to recycle
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Pandamania adopts a green theme with napkins made from panda faeces and food debris in Chengdu, China's Sichuan province. The Qianwei Fengsheng Paper Company has teamed up with the China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda to recycle the animal's faeces and food debris into toilet paper, napkins and other household products, state media reported yesterday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 21, 2017, with the headline 'Bear necessities'. Print Edition | Subscribe