Bamboo is an amazing resource that has recently been adopted by Australia and many other Western countries. For centuries Asia has used bamboo for many purposes including construction, cooking, flooring, textiles and many other materials. Bamboo self-propagates after harvesting and matures after 2 years, comparing to timber which takes 50-60 years to reach maturity for harvesting. This is why bamboo is considered t
o be a sustainable and renewable resource that has little to no impact on the environment.
Fun Facts: Bamboo produces 35% more oxygen than regular trees!
Bamboo has an exception growth rate and doesn’t need the use of fertilizes and has anti-bacterial qualities, so it doesn’t require the use of harmful pesticides. When it comes to carbon dioxide absorption bamboo does it better than any other plant and provides 35% more oxygen than normal trees.
Fun Facts: Some bamboo species are known to grow at a rate of 4 feet per day!
Bamboo is 100% natural biodegradable resource, once bamboo is returned to the earth, breaks down leaving no traces compared to plastic that needs lifetimes to decompose damaging the eco-system further. It makes perfect sense why we should be utilizing this amazing resource that leaves minimal environmental damage and provides a safer alternative to our ever expanding needs.
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