Innovative Ways Bamboo is Being Used

Innovative Ways Bamboo is Being Used

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Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on earth and can be used to make an extraordinary range of products. Find out about some creative and innovative ways bamboo is being used: 1. Textiles. Bamboo is used to make clothing, blankets, and towels. Bamboo fabric is incredibly soft and lightweight as well as antibacterial. 2. Baby & Children Products. Bamboo is being used to make toys, baby diapers, wipes as well as textiles (baby clothing and blankets). Hape has a line of bamboo made baby toys that are not only fun for kids but also high quality & durable: 3. Household Items. Bamboo is used to make furniture, kitchenware and rugs. Greenington is one example of a company that designs bamboo furniture and while using sustainable practices. In fact, 100% of the bamboo material is used, including the sawdust, which is put to use generating steam for the dry kiln room

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Sugarcane Bagasse – 100% Natural, Biodegradable and Compostable

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Bamboo & sugarcane bagasse (the dry fibrous material left after sugar extraction) is used to make Caboo Paper Products. Did you know sugarcane bagasse is 100% natural, biodegradable and compostable? Talk about renewable!

Why Sugarcane and Bamboo are a Sustainable Alternative to Paper Made from Trees

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Did you know that globally humans cut down around 900,000 trees every daily for paper products, including 27,000 trees for toilet paper alone? That’s a lot of trees! Sugarcane and bamboo are a sustainable alternative to paper made from trees. Here’s why: Sugarcane and bamboo are grasses not hardwoods. They are some of the fastest growing in the world. Unlike trees, which can take up to 30 years to grow back and mature, sugarcane and bamboo grow back as quickly as 3-4 months and can be re-harvested in 1-2 years without replanting. Using products made from bamboo and sugarcane reduce over-logging and deforestation. Bamboo can grow in environments with depleted soil and little water and actually returns nutrients to the soil, which improves degraded areas. Bamboo doesn’t require fertilizers, insecticides or pesticides to grow. Sugarcane & Bamboo are more eco-friendly than recycled paper. Sugarcane bagasse (the dry fibrous residue that remains

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How to Conserve Trees: 10 Tips

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There are many ways we can conserve trees everyday. Here are some easy ways to cut down on paper, support tree-growth and make a difference! 1) Print less. Computers and phones make it easy to store information and communicate without the need for paper. Invest in a portable hard drive to back-up your important files at home. 2) Opt for paperless billing. Request your bills and correspondence by email instead. 3) Buy recycled paper products with a high post-consumer waste content and look for paper products that are FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified. FSC is a third-party council that sets standards for forest products that have been sourced in an environmentally-friendly, socially responsible and economically viable manner. 4) Seek paper products that use alternative sources of tree pulp. Today, we can find paper products made from other, more sustainable sources for pulp such as straw, bamboo, and even elephant poo!

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