Box size: 25 x 21 x 4 cm, 25 pieces, different shapes.
Made out of Wood Acacia auriculiformis.
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Worktree products are made in Acacia auriculiformis, a tree brought from Australia by Auroville's early settlers. It was planted excessively at the beginning of Auroville in order to establish basic ground coverage, as Auroville was previously a barren plateau. Being a nitrogen-fixer it also improved the soil fertility. This tree has helped restore a barren plateau to a fertile one, and has helped trees native to Southern India make a come-back. In Auroville it is known as the "Work Tree".
Worktree is ecologically responsible and sources Acacia, an excellent timber tree, from well-managed, renewable local forests in Auroville; At Worktree we are committed to using this timber, with the belief that it is a small, important contribution towards saving the rain-forests of our planet. we do not use imported wood. Because our goal is to achieve a perfect eco-footprint, Worktree employs local artisans and uses local materials for almost all of its products.
For more information about Worktree please visit: www.worktree.in