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In this article, we will discuss the bamboo revolution, the origin of bamboo and the emerging trend.

The plant known as bamboo to the entire world has been around and used for centuries. While bamboo grows everywhere in the world except those places with extremely cold climates,

What is bamboo?

Bamboos are evergreen perennial flowering plants in the subfamily Bambusoideae of the grass family Poaceae. The word “bamboo” comes from the Dutch or Portuguese languages, which probably borrowed it from Malay

The bamboo revolution

When it comes down to eccentricity, nothing oozes out style and sophistication than a classic Bamboo product. They come in many different forms and owing to their durability you can be sure that the Bamboo product will last. From products such as Bamboo flooring, glasses, and watches you will get to understand that this is a Bamboo Revolution, that started back in the day. Bamboo has been in use for so many things, especially furniture, but a trend has cropped up where it has been incorporated into fashion.

Talk of Bamboo attire, you will find a range of fashionable Bamboo accessories that are suitable for all ages. Discussed is a little bit of the history on the Bamboo Revolution to date

Early use

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Bamboo was in use as early as the 5th Century or 1,000 BC. It was used as a writing material and paper from the same material was made. This was the innovative genius of the Chinese. Since then, they incorporated it into more usefulness owing to its abundance and quality. Bamboo was also used by other cultures such as those of India, Myanmar, and Thailand in making pulps that were also used in papermaking. It was widespread in Asia as a weapon used in the Asian Martial Arts.

History of Bamboo

History of Bamboo

Owing to is early use, bamboo was considered of great significance in many traditional cultures. It was widespread and the uses varied with time and advancements due to the many agricultural, industrial and technological revolutions. Also, bamboo had some significant attributes that made it useful all through. The tree grew faster than most other trees, it grew tall, therefore making it suitable for other applications. It also had culinary attributes, in that the plant could also be ingested and has since been used in many cuisines.

Most of the widespread and major uses of the plant were in the Asian Culture. It was used in the everyday utensils such as chopping boards. Bamboo’s properties made it useful for water desalination. Baskets were also woven of the material. It was also part of the architecture as it was used to make floors and small floating houses with a centre pole of tightly bamboo sticks clamped together supporting the structure. As a means of trade or entertainment, it was used to make bamboo bicycles, snowboards, and surfboards. Fishing rods and rafts were also made of bamboo back in the day.

Emerging Trend

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In the modern day and age, an emerging trend over the use of bamboo came about. Stylish Bamboo Door Knocker Earrings were trending as of the 1980’s. Bamboo watches today are the in thing, while another stylistic accessory much used is the Bamboo glasses, that seemingly look impressive on the face.

The worldwide coverage of bamboo usage is yet to be documented, but research has proven that bamboo has over 1,500 uses worldwide with a Compounded Annual Growth rate of between 10-14% and which is calculated for between the years 2018-2016 and is bound to increase. Though not fully established, bamboo is to make a forecasted global market size of US$ 5000 Mn over the period of the said years, 2018-2026 and gain a 930 Basis Point as of the year 2027.

Economic Sustainability

Bamboo has been used through history not only because of the strength of the material, but also through the renewable prospects. 

hrough history, wood has become more and more scarce, simply because to produce a full grown tree can take up to sixty years, and then another sixty years time for a replacement. Species of bamboo equal to the height and width of a tree take as little as sixty days to mature completely.

Bamboo is also easy to grow, because of the root systems. Running bamboo species are especially easy to grow, as they produce several shoots at a time, and will take over as much room as they possibly can. Bamboo is also difficult to get rid of, unless it is completely plowed under.

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