By georgitte. bamboo. At Sunday, March 17th 2019, 13:26:04 PM.
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
market leader in bamboo cultivation expansion is already underway with the establishment of Africa plantation capital in Kenya and the acquisition of prime land for bamboo plantations Africa plantation capital has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kenya Forestry Research Institute in a move that will advance the interests of both parties in the cultivation of a species that has become vital for the planet bamboo is fast growing with some species capable of shooting up by more than three feet in a single day it is also naturally antibacterial taking away the need for damaging fertilizers and pesticides giving bamboo a huge advantage as material for flooring along with its natural strength and durability this remarkable plant is now being taken seriously as a substitute for cotton and your bamboo plantation fully mature at between five and six years of the age can be turned into one of the softest fabrics on earth rivaling the likes of the finest cotton silk and
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