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Whether you’re looking to grow your library of bamboo literature, or you just want a beautiful new edition for your coffee table, these are some of our favorite books about our favorite plant.

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A better bath: Rub a dub in a bamboo tub

A better bath: Rub a dub in a bamboo tub

This article originally appeared in 2013, written by Morgana Matus. We updated it in 2022. Is it just another case of greenwashing? Or are bamboo bathtubs on the very cutting edge of a movement determined to provide us with a cleaner planet? It seems like the old...

Bamboo and the UN Sustainability Goals

Bamboo and the UN Sustainability Goals

It's something of a foregone conclusion among treehuggers and environmentalists that bamboo can save the planet. We wax rhapsodically over this woody grass's capacity to stop deforestation and replace fossil fuels. We speak in glowing hyperbole about bamboo's...

Bamboo in Mexico ¿Donde estan los bambúes?

Bamboo in Mexico ¿Donde estan los bambúes?

Have you ever gotten wasted away in Margaritaville and woken up somewhere in a bamboo paradise? If you've ever partied in Mexico, you probably know what I'm talking about. Famous for cactus and Tequila, Mexico is replete with warm beaches and tropical flora. Still,...