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Bamboo: How to make small changes in your life that make a big impact

Bamboo home décor has become increasingly popular over the past few years as an affordable, eye-catching conversation piece. With so many shapes, styles, and sizes to choose from small knick-knacks to king-sized bed frames, bamboo has seemingly turned the retail industry upside-down while simultaneously saving the planet. Bamboo is Right Around the Corner Bamboo is …

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Bamboo products: Why they’re taking over the market

Many cultures around the world have used bamboo for eons. Today there is a boom in innovative bamboo products and applications as a sustainable alternative to wood. When we at Bamboo Van Diemen became aware of this phenomenon, we researched the heck out of this amazing plant. The mind boggling findings left us with little …

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Gracilis – The Best Privacy Screening Bamboo

When we researched Bamboo and growing the plant in Tasmania, we were advised to grow 90% Bambusa textilis Gracils with only a handful of other species, known to be cold climate tolerant. We were also advised to grow Phyllostachys Nigra, the only cold climate tolerant Black Bamboo. Sadly the Phyllostachys Bamboos are all invasive runners …

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Design and construction of bamboo houses for sustainable living

Bamboo, a sustainable building material, has long been used to construct traditional houses in the tropical regions of Southeast Asia and various other parts of the world. In the age of modern building materials such as brick, concrete, and steel, bamboo is gaining more attention as a preferred material for house construction due to its …

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What you should know about bamboo sustainability

The bamboo plant is possibly one of the most widely used agricultural resources globally. This may be because it is easy to grow and has high industrial value. In most industrial processes, replacing trees or plastic with bamboo is more environmentally friendly. what makes a bamboo product sustainable? Is it just that the raw material …

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How does bamboo grow?

Some of us have been fortunate enough to visit places like Asia, South America or Africa and marvelled at the sheer presence of giant Bamboos. That once established, those monster poles (culms) reach full height in just a couple of months is astounding. Here in Tasmania, we can only dream of such growth and are …

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