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Wind and Water Bar in Vietnam is an Eco-friendly Bamboo Structure

September 5, 2012 / 1 Comment

Ever wanted to relax under a bamboo thatched dome? All you need to do is pack your bags and visit Vietnam and take a look at the beautiful dome close to the Wind and Water Café located on an artificial lake near Hanoi. Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants, and this could be the main reason for choosing the ...

Bamboo Wing Restaurant is All Green

March 29, 2012 / No Comments

In case you have Vietnam on your vacation plans, try to visit this wonderful creative restaurant made mainly with bamboo. The bamboo restaurant has been erected in the city of Hanoi, and it looks akin to a half-moon encircled by water. This one is the latest creation from Vietnamese bamboo masters Vo Trong Nghia. The restaurant cum events centre is one ...

Impecca Bamboo Products Attract CES Attendees

January 13, 2012 / No Comments

It no longer matters to the manufacturers if the texture of the gadgets and gizmos they make look like that of a wood piece. As if testifying that, bamboo gadgets are being picked up by most of the people at the CES this year. Dwelling on the opportunity, Impecca is getting all the attention and of course an increase in ...

Alicia Silverstone Charms with New Collection for EcoTools

January 11, 2011 / 1 Comment

Alicia Silverstone, known for her environmental and animal welfare activism, is partnering for a new project that is to be launched this Spring. EcoTools is a company that deals with earth-friendly cosmetic, nail and bath accessories, which are incredibly soft and made from natural and recycled materials.

Japan Airlines to Provide Bamboo Wheel Chairs to Differently-abled at Haneda & Oita Airports

December 29, 2010 / 1 Comment

Extending some kindness to the differently-abled, Japan Airlines have offered to provide bamboo wheel chairs to the people who need them. This has come as a great relief to the handicapped, who are most often caught up in confusion when they end up setting off metal detectors at airports because of their metal wheelchairs.

Architectural Marvel with Bamboo; No Nails Used

December 7, 2010 / No Comments

The Water and Wind Cafe situated in the Binh Duong province of Vietnam is simply incredible. Be it the stunning look of the massive structure or the way it is constructed, the architectural marvel stands unique. Designed and constructed by Vo Trong Nghia, the entire building is made using bamboo.

Passing On Green Values To Your Pets

July 27, 2010 / 1 Comment

Eco-conscious pet owners are seeking to pamper their beloved animals with eco-friendly products. Up on offer are hemp and bamboo collars, organic coconut chip nibbles and even beds made of recycled material. Till a while ago, ‘pampering your pet’ options were limited to expensive diamond collars and fitness trainers and regimes for pets to get in shape and healthy. Now ...

Green Keyboards and Mice from Tonggu Kinbamboo Industry Co

October 28, 2009 / No Comments

[gallery columns="2"] Everyone complains about the electronic waste resulting from America’s prosperity, particularly from individual ownership of personal computers.  It does seem that a computer will last you around five years at the most and then will be underpowered to even boot the latest operating system, let alone the programs we use.

Origami-inspired Foldable Bamboo Houses by Ming Tang

October 27, 2008 / No Comments

Ming Tang came up with this brilliant idea of constructing these varied origami-inspired foldable bamboo houses after China had been struck by a severe earthquake of 7.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, last May killing 69,000 people. After hearing that the Chinese government is planning to invest to build some 1.5 million temporary homes for the least fortunate, Ming Tang decided ...

Bamboo Bike a Sustainable Transport Solution

October 9, 2008 / 2 Comments

Apparently the bamboo is not only good for flooring, salad bowls or cutting boards, but also for building some of the most sustainable commuters, the Bamboo Bike. The project was started by the guys at Calfe Design and was meant to build a "green" bike that wouldn't cost $13,000 like the carbon-fiber bikes we know these days. It costs more ...