Since 2006, the business has built nearly 200 bamboo
houses and their work has earned them a fitting title - the "Bamboo
Couple of India".
But in 1972, with the efforts of national government and local community, the only surviving bamboo
organ was shipped to Germany for restoration.
High cost of raw materials, increased transportation tax with little profit in return has dented the business prospects of the bamboo
artisans, therefore the bamboo
sellers have requested the government to allow them to take bamboos
from the state to make make profits.
Deogracias Victor Savellano (1st District, Ilocos Sur), principal author of the bill, said the bamboo
industry in the country cannot attain its potential in increasing exports, providing employment, contributing to economic development and community livelihood because it is hampered by the insufficiency of raw materials.
That project does the following: 1) addresses flooding/soil erosion (a one-hectare bamboo
grove can hold 4,000 tons of water; the roots of a bamboo
plant can hold four cubic meters of soil); 2) helps minimize the impact of global warming (a bamboo
plant sequesters CO2 eight times better than trees; 3) contributes to achieving an inclusive economy (bamboos
are used as raw materials for the parol livelihood project of informal settlers living near the river); 4) boosts biodiversity (with a wide variety of bamboo
species, the bambusetum will eventually harbor more life forms, resulting in a better, more wholesome environment); 5) provides a solution cheaper than 'ripraps' and concrete dikes-the cheapest solution, in fact, and very doable.
company Tantech Holdings (NasdaqCM:TANH) said on Thursday that it has signed an equity purchase agreement with the holders of Zhejiang Tantech Bamboo
Technology Co (Bamboo
Tech) to purchase the 5% interest of Bamboo
Tech for Tantech's 1,018,935 shares common stock.
SWADDLE BLANKET These extra-large bamboo
muslin swaddles are versatile, soft and breathable and perfect for swaddling as well as nursing covers, crib sheets and changing pads.
The heat treatment process has been studied by researchers especially in the tropical regions where bamboo
found in abundant , , , , .
flooring is often sold as a "green" flooring option, but the truth of this claim depends on which criteria you consider.
is processed in a few different ways to make flooring.
Iloilo -- The bamboo
industry in Maasin town, Iloilo province needs a boost.
In this context, bamboo
should be considered as a possible construction material.
Jamaica is to embark on the large scale production of bamboo
for the construction of low-cost houses and value added products such as furniture and charcoal for the export market, reports Caribbean News Now (Sept.
There are large bamboo
forests in China, Japan, Korea, and many Southeast Asian countries.
Among these is one that has captured our attention and earned itself a reputation as "the green alternative" in a number of different settings: bamboo