By Paul Calvert, Published by Practical Action on 02/02/02
You can find some infomration on making paper from water hyacinth and other plants in the technicla brief Making Paper but this does not have information on making cardboard. Some information is also available from Anamed at Paper and Boards
The House and Building Research Institute in Dhaka has carried out experimental work on the production of fibre boards from water hyacinth fibre and other indigenous materials. They have developed a locally manufactured production plant for producing fibreboard for general-purpose use and also a bituminised board for use as a low cost roofing material.
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