World’s first FSC-certified bamboo

July 8, 2008 in Uncategorized

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Though most architects and designers recognize bamboo as one of the most perfectly sustainable products out there for green design projects, there have been more than a few skeptics and rumor-mongers on the web who have questioned the validity of its sustainability. After a few years of work convincing the European headquarters to take a look at bamboo, Smith & Fong, manufacturer of the Plyboo brand, recently announced that the company has secured FSC-certification for its bamboo resource in China, thereby laying to rest any question of the material's green-ness.

The company's news release announcing the certification can be found here. The green-design and building industry's bible, Environmental Building News broke the story in April.