Bamboo Clothing With a Caribbean Flair By Elke Erschfeld Looking for souvenirs in the old town of San Juan, Puerto Rico, I noticed the store Cariloha a few weeks ago. It caught my attention, since it exclusively carries clothing, bedding, fitness wear and bath goods made out of bamboo. The store had many educational displays […]
7 Reasons Bamboo is a better option than Cotton
Minimal Crop Losses Bamboo has always been grown without pesticides where some non-organic cotton requires 1/3 pounds of fertilizer per pound and can be determined to use 25% of all chemical pesticides used on American crops. Though organic cotton has gone great strides to make sure that their environmental impact here is less, the process […]
Can Bamboo really be made into a Soft, Eco-Friendly Fabric?
When I first learned about bamboo fabric, I couldn’t help but go back to the two years when I lived in Costa Rica where bamboo plants grew abundantly along the river beds in almost every small town and major city throughout the country. I never once thought of bamboo being converted into organic bamboo apparel […]