Browsing the "bamboo" Tag

Guest Post: Green Construction Trends

February 12th, 2014 | by GBE FACTS

The Green movement has reached the construction trade. From affordable public housing that has adopted green construction methods — such [&hellip

Guest Post: Seasonal Landscaping

December 17th, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

Landscaping is not limited to those with the green thumb or professional gardeners. It can be done by anyone even [&hellip

Make it Green: What Are the Greenest Choices of Wood for Building?

June 18th, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

"The argument that somehow non-wood construction materials are ultimately better for carbon emissions than wood products is not supported by our research. “Trees removed in an environmentally responsible way allow forests to continue to sequester carbon through new forest growth. Wood products continue to benefit the environment by storing carbon long after the building has been constructed," he added

The Bamboo Garden

March 12th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

With the approach of springtime comes a cartload of ideas worth considering. Her we share some photos that might spark the imagination. Creative types will soon find bamboo offers as may design options as the painterly mind wishes to put on the garden easel

Bamboo: Good or Bad for the Environment

November 27th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

Bamboo has been lauded for its in home construction and building; however, some concerns have risen with the popularity of bamboo, including biodiversity, soil erosion, and chemical use

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