By georgitte. bamboo. At Sunday, March 17th 2019, 14:40:03 PM.
from bamboo is now known as the intelligent fabric something not lost on major brands such as Versace and Lacoste who now has bamboo clothing in their luxury ranges and that s not to mention another part of the APC group Ecotec Asia and their trademarked product boutiques whose beautifully made bamboo bicycles and luggage are already making waves on international markets the APC groups bamboo is also impacting the flooring industry with the world s largest wholesale distributors appreciating the strength durability and texture of a remarkable wood that is hard-wearing resistant to moisture and insects and simply beautiful energy food clothing
hi I m Michelle today I m in Kochi Prefecture it s a beautiful bamboo forest don t you think here in Kochi bamboo forests are overwhelming the natural forests under view it is a problem other prefectures in Japan are facing the same problem because the bamboo industry has gone into decline many bamboo forests were left to grow wild moso bamboo in particular can grow ten meters in one year and block the sunlight it s affecting forest growth and a countermeasure is being urgently salt buttercream you were going to meet today has come up with an idea of making effective use of these bamboos let s go find out we visited the wood processing
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