Bamboo: an Alternative Fiber for the 21st Century
7th January 2014
The Nicaraguan newspaper, El Nuevo Diario, featured an article on EcoPlanet Bamboo Central America's bamboo plantations on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, and discusses the company's steps to industrialize bamboo as the timber of the 21st century.
The article highlights EcoPlanet Bamboo's sustainably grown and certified bamboo as an economically viable alternative to timber, underlining its role as a renewable resource that can grow on degraded land, contributing to Forest & Landscape Restoration at scale, while reducing pressure on remaining forest resources.
The article also emphasizes EcoPlanet Bamboo Central America's contribution to employment generation in the communities in which the company operates in Nicaragua, including La Esperanza Calderon, La Fonseca, La Mosquitia, and Citadelle.< Back to news < Download article