theotherstraw

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Why Bamboo?

Bamboo is one of the most sustainable growing plants in the world. Here are a few reasons theotherstraw is made of bamboo:

○Bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world, in the right conditions bamboo can grow up to 1 meter in a single day

○Bamboo absorbs greenhouse gases.

○Bamboo can help stop global warming. It absorbs carbon dioxide and releases up to 35% more oxygen than trees.

○Nearly zero waste! After our bamboo is harvested, nearly every part of the bamboo plant is used to create some sort of sustainable production. From enriching mulch to furniture to straws, bamboo is one of the most utilised plants.

○Bamboo is grown organically. Unlike other crops, bamboo requires no fertiliser, pesticides, herbicides or other chemicals to help it grow.

○Bamboo can help stop deforestation. Nearly 1 million acres of forest are destroyed each week around the world to deforestation. Bamboo is a great substitute for timber and has the potential to protect millions of trees around the world.

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