Moso Bamboo: The King of Grasses

Moso Bamboo: The King of Grasses

Moso Bamboo, also known as Phyllostachys edulis, is nothing new, but in recent years it has sparked a revolution in agriculture, textiles and construction. Of the roughly 1,500 varieties of bamboo that populate the earth, it’s easy to argue that Moso Bamboo is...

Fair Trade bamboo products

Bambu Batu, in its undying quest to hold itself accountable and socially responsible, is very pleased to be adding an assortment of Certified Fair Trade bamboo products to its already impressive selection of eco-conscious fabrics and housewares. In that very same...
Bamboo: The Viable Alternative

Bamboo: The Viable Alternative

(The following story was written by me in the spring of 2007, and appeared in a number of local publications.) Suddenly it seems like everybody’s talking about sustainability and renewable resources. And well they should. After 30 years of hot air about global warming...

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