Bamboo Grown Closer To Home

While we love bamboo, we have said in the past that it isn't perfect- it travels a long way to get here and is not always grown sustainably. We learn from Bamboobuilder at Hugg that Guadua bamboo poles, indigenous to South America, are sustainably grown in Costa Rica, and are suitable for many types of construction- it has been called "vegetable steel". Columbian coca growers are being encouraged to try this as a socially more acceptable crop,and the environmental and economic benefits are profound. Read more at ::Bamboo Costa Rica and get lots of info at our ugly website of the week award winner at ::KoolBamboo