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8 Amazing Things You Can Make Using Bamboo

Bamboo is the perfect sustainable building material, it’s fast-growing and has a specific tensile strength that rivals steel. While many of us know bamboo as something pandas like to eat, did you know the fast-growing grass is also an incredible manufacturing material? Bamboo is among the fastest-growing plants in the world, making it a truly sustainable resource. Certain species of bamboo can grow as much as 91 cm (36 in) within a 24-hour period. As well as growing super quickly, bamboo has special properties that make it perfect for building manufacturing.

1. Beer

Drinks made from different parts of bamboo have long been a staple in South-East Asia. Bambusa craft brewery is the first beer brewery to incorporate bamboo into their beer in Latin America and Mexico. Bambusa uses the leaves of the bamboo plant in its beer. Bamboo leaves are known to have an incredible amount of active ingredients that can contribute to human health like flavonoids and anti-oxidants.

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