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21

Sep

Communities crack down on bamboo cultivationLush, lovely and totally invasive, bamboo has been branded as public enemy number one in several Northeast towns where homeowners cultivating a variety of this quick-growing plant face steep fines or even jail time.

Communities crack down on bamboo cultivation
Lush, lovely and totally invasive, bamboo has been branded as public enemy number one in several Northeast towns where homeowners cultivating a variety of this quick-growing plant face steep fines or even jail time.

24

Aug

The bamboo bike: A solution for Africa (and suburban hipsters)Bamboo is cheap, strong and absorbs vibration, plus it’s a local material in transportation-challenged places like Africa with no bike-building history.

The bamboo bike: A solution for Africa (and suburban hipsters)
Bamboo is cheap, strong and absorbs vibration, plus it’s a local material in transportation-challenged places like Africa with no bike-building history.

11

Aug

iBamboo: Most eco-friendly speaker yet?Simple physics: No batteries, no plastics, no silicon. Brilliant!

iBamboo: Most eco-friendly speaker yet?
Simple physics: No batteries, no plastics, no silicon. Brilliant!

12

Nov

Pandas’ bamboo may be lost to climate changeIf bamboo can move to new habitats at higher elevations, pandas will still stand a chance, researchers say.

Pandas’ bamboo may be lost to climate change
If bamboo can move to new habitats at higher elevations, pandas will still stand a chance, researchers say.

07

Oct

iBamboo: Most eco-friendly speaker yet?Simple physics: No batteries, no plastics, no silicon. Brilliant!

iBamboo: Most eco-friendly speaker yet?
Simple physics: No batteries, no plastics, no silicon. Brilliant!

09

Aug

How to build your own bamboo bike trailerResilient, abundant and lightweight bamboo is ideal for hauling.

How to build your own bamboo bike trailer
Resilient, abundant and lightweight bamboo is ideal for hauling.

29

Apr

iBamboo: Most eco-friendly speaker yet?Simple physics: No batteries, no plastics, no silicon. Brilliant!

iBamboo: Most eco-friendly speaker yet?
Simple physics: No batteries, no plastics, no silicon. Brilliant!

21

Jan

fuckyeahsustainability:

Invented by a Brisbane dentist, The Environmental Toothbrush is a simple solution. Made from bamboo, a natural cellulose fibre, they are 100% biodegradable, environmentally sustainable, and do not pollute the environment. The amazing growth and self-renewing ability of bamboo means that deforestation is not necessary either. Even our packaging is bio-degradable.

fuckyeahsustainability:

Invented by a Brisbane dentist, The Environmental Toothbrush is a simple solution. Made from bamboo, a natural cellulose fibre, they are 100% biodegradable, environmentally sustainable, and do not pollute the environment. The amazing growth and self-renewing ability of bamboo means that deforestation is not necessary either. Even our packaging is bio-degradable.

(Source: speakerforthetrees)

03

Jan

Make your own bamboo bike.

Make your own bamboo bike.

09

Dec

What’s tall and French and green all over? The Flower Tower, an apartment building clad with 380 bamboo plants that lower energy costs.

What’s tall and French and green all over? The Flower Tower, an apartment building clad with 380 bamboo plants that lower energy costs.