By georgitte. bamboo. At Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 10:00:32 AM.
struggling to cope to say nothing of the negative environmental impact it s time for a serious rethink and for one of the most traditional resources at our disposal to take center stage welcome to the world of the APC group bamboo an extraordinary plant with a higher compressive strength than wood brick or concrete and a tensile strength of steel now more than ever though people around the world are recognizing bamboo as a vital resource in the production of energy bamboo produces more biomass than other trees and has a lower ash content than most comparable grasses this is good news for the environment not to mention its use in bio carbon capture which neutralizes fossil fuel emissions and releases King breathable air bamboo can also be made
bamboo an integral part of cultures as diverse and far apart as Asia Africa and South America seemingly everywhere and yet this humble plant could turn out to be the savior of our planet it s a bold claim but we ve taken nature for granted for too long we never imagined that our trees and forests would be in danger of disappearing but they are for years now the APC group has been planting growing and nurturing embracing the triple bottom line of people planet profit and the core values of sustainability environmental awareness and corporate social responsibility with offices around the world plantations on four continents and employing more than 4,000 people
into charcoal or activated carbon the briquettes are used for cooking and drying tea while the charcoal itself has a variety of important uses in gas and water purification sewage treatment air filters gas masks and respirators and in a range of medicines every single day bamboo is used for fiber or food by more than two and a half billion people around the world used for generations as scaffolding and building materials in Asia and the South Pacific bamboo is now an increasing demand around the world bamboo is miraculous when growing freely in the wild it produces between 6 and 12 tons of biomass per acre per year while the highly cultivated APC group bamboo yields between 20 and 25 tons per acre per year good management always makes good financial sense and with more than 100 years of combined plantation management experience the APC group is primed to become the