Why bamboo?

Bamboo is good for your health, your home, your pocket and our planet. Bamboo products require no preservatives, dyes or inks.

  • bamboo-forest-grass-54601Bamboo is a natural, organic, sustainable material
  • In the age of single use throwaway products bamboo offers reusable alternatives
  • Bamboo has natural antibacterial properties known as bamboo ‘kun’
  • It is naturally odour-resistant
  • Bamboo has anti-fungal properties
  • The cultivation of bamboo requires no pesticides
  • Bamboo is 100% biodegradable
  • Bamboo has a higher specific compressive strength than wood, brick, or concrete and a specific tensile strength that rivals steel
  • It is extremely durable
  • It is flexible

What is bamboo?

  • Bamboo is a grass – and it grows in about 1000 different varieties
  • It is one of the fastest growing plants in the world – as much as 30 cms per day
  • It is a food source (the leaves and shoots)

Bamboo and Leaves

More bamboo facts:

  • Pandas eat bamboo – but only about 30 different varieties
  • Bamboo is used in many different ways – building, furniture, musical instruments, drinking straws, as food, in medicines, for toys, clothing……..
  • It grows mainly in tropical areas

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