After the clock struck midnight and all of the party hats and confetti were cleaned up, many people shifted their attention to focus on the resolutions they have set for themselves and their families for the next twelve months. Some have set their sights on the traditional goals like losing weight, eating healthier, and shelving some not-so-great habits that have been hindering their physical & inner growth. And while those are certainly admirable achievements to strive for, other individuals are looking further into the future and finding ways to fight the ongoing battle against climate change.
It’s hard to believe that the end of 2021 is only two weeks away, but due to the many ups and downs that most of us have recently experienced due to the ongoing battle against the coronavirus, many of us are ready to warmly welcome the new year with arms wide open.
It is an unfortunate truth that sometimes it takes a serious shock to the system to realize what is truly meaningful in the world and in our lives. After most of the citizens in the United States were forced to lock themselves down and quarantine in place due to COVID-19, many people had a lot of time on their hands to sit back, bake bread, and take stock of their lives. And while we have yet to escape the grasp of this far-reaching deadly disease, the main thing that most of us can agree upon is that our families are the most important people in our lives and we should probably start paying better attention to the planet we’re living on and leaving behind for them.
Slowly but surely it seems like the fashion industry is catching up to the rest of the world when it comes to incorporating bamboo fabrics into their latest looks and trendy runway lineups. By finally recognizing these benefits, businesses have been able to deliver an eco-friendly product to their ever-growing base of consumers who care deeply about the environment and how to play their small part to combat the ongoing effects of climate change.
Going back to school will undoubtedly feel a little bit different this fall as many children prepare to enter their classrooms for the first time since they were forced to abruptly leave their favorite teachers and friends when the coronavirus pandemic swept the nation last spring. Although we are certainly not out of the woods just yet, the United States has been making incredible strides in the fight against COVID-19 and thankfully our hardworking educators and students will be back in action for the 2021-2022 academic school year.
For years upon years, the term “bamboo” has been burned into our brains as being synonymous with those cute & cuddly giant panda bears and pretty much nothing else…but not anymore. As climate change crusaders from every continent continue their noble battle against global warming, it’s high time that the rest of the general public lets their guard down and gets onboard with the beautiful benefits of bamboo.
According to an eye-opening and shocking statistical report from the Natural Resources Defense Council, the United States “leads the world in toilet paper consumption, with the average American going through 28 pounds of it per year…translating to 141 rolls per person.” Additionally, a majority of the materials in a typical roll of toilet paper are not fully biodegradable or eco-friendly like its bamboo and recyclable counterparts, thus continuing the constant strain on our global environment.
As we have previously discussed on this site, bamboo has been around for a long time and has been involved in our lives ever since our ancestors discovered it. One use that is making an entry into mainstream Western lives is bamboo flooring. This is not actually a recent trend in the world; rather, it is a furnishing style that has been ongoing for centuries that originates in the East.
Curtains are an essential for a house. Not only can they be stylish and decorative, they also serve a very important function. That function is to keep sunlight out of your house. Obviously there’s a benefit in keeping unwanted light out of your house. Did you ever consider that curtains also help to keep heat out of your house?
As the nation continues to focus on making Americans healthier through exercise, the activewear market has continued to grow along with the times. Activewear is form fitting clothing that is meant to be tight to provide compression as well as avoid looseness that might affect your workout. Most active wear is made from polyester, or spandex. However, there’s a father and son team in New Orleans that is hoping that their unique take on activewear, will gain them a leg up in the exercise market.
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We are dedicated to the promotion and use of bamboo throughout the world. Bamboo is a plant that offers limitless potential for the future. It offers us strength, sustainability, versatility, and a green alternative.