By Becky Striepe on May 18, 2012
In many places, bamboo is basically a weed. I mean, seriously, the stuff just…grows. And spreads. You don’t need a bunch of chemical fertilizers or a heavy watering schedule to grow bamboo, and it grows fast. That’s what makes it such a great, renewable resource.
By Becky Striepe on August 17, 2011
Alexander Vittouris created the Ajiro’s using bamboo, which he molded into shape. Bamboo is very strong, making this a durable bike as well as a beautiful one.
By Matt Embrey on June 25, 2010
I bring you the Powerslide Greenline Skate. Sporting bamboo, hemp, recycled plastic, recyclable foam and natural glue, the Greenline is a high performance inline skate with a greener spin.
By Becky Striepe on December 21, 2009
We’ve talked about the pros and cons of bamboo here before, when the FTC decided to crack down on green claims about bamboo fabrics. Now, eyes are turning to products like furniture and flooring made from the fast-growing grass.
By LiveOAK Staff on September 30, 2009
Talk about sustainable packaging… These Sasa-dangos (mochi pounded rice balls filled with red bean paste and seasoned with mugwort) are wrapped in bamboo leaves and bound with a vine. You steam it inside the bamboo grass wrap then unwrap and eat. Simple, functional, beautiful and tasty.