Kraft paper is made from soft wood pulp and is unbleached (to minimize chemical processing) to retain its wood color. The source is limited to parts of wood that are unusable for solid wood products. It is a 100% biodegradable product and takes about few weeks to bio-degrade. It returns to its natural form, cellulose. This causes no damage to the environment. The colored kraft paper is manufactured with dyes. Recycled kraft paper is made from recycled paper.