3 April 2012

Booming bamboo: The next super-material?

The timber of the 21st Century

Bamboo is being hailed as a new super material, with uses ranging from textiles to construction. It also has the potential to absorb large amounts of carbon dioxide, the biggest greenhouse gas, and provide some of the world’s poorest people with cash.

Bamboo’s image is undergoing a transformation. Some now call it “the timber of the 21st Century”.

… Full Text: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17568088

Tags: bamboo, sustainable future

Source: BBC News, 2012-04-03.

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