Being Green - 03 May 24_Bamboo toilet paper a greener option

Bamboo is the fastest-growing plant on earth, and products made from this grass are highly eco-friendly. Among its many benefits to the environment is the fact that it absorbs twice as much carbon dioxide as trees and generates an impressive amount of oxygen. Glynis Crook caught up with Go Bamboo, a company that imports bamboo toilet paper, kitchen towels, and facial tissues at the recent Organic and Natural Products expo. She spoke to co-founder Nashrad Dass about their products.
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