Sustainability

Lamboo, Inc. is a value-based company that is committed to environmental, social and economic sustainability through transparent and verifiable systems.  In partnership with The Forest Trust (www.tft-forests.org), we ensure that we source our bamboo from sustainably managed plantations. We inspect, audit and verify throughout our supply chain to ensure that manufacturing, distribution and product integration meets our high specifications for sustainability and performance.

Our brand, reputation and leading market position is important to us. We know this valued position is based on a sophisticated and growing demand for superior products that deliver outstanding performance, while respecting our planet and our neighbors.  Accordingly, we can verify and demonstrate the rigorous steps we employ to ensure sustainability throughout the life cycle of all Lamboo product lines, including our impact in the communities where we work.

The performance, strength and aesthetic characteristics of Lamboo products are unmatched in the industry.  We are also passionate about ensuring our values are integrated throughout our supply chain.  From qualification for LEED credits in the US, to ASTM certifications for architectural and engineering applications and to related certifications in the aviation and maritime sectors, Lamboo constantly invests in research to maintain our leadership position that keeps Lamboo at the forefront of sustainability and performance.

A number of bamboo product manufacturers have chosen to use Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification as a demonstration of sustainability. However, FSC was designed for timber forests and not bamboo grass farms.  Accordingly, Lamboo has chosen to go above and beyond FSC, and utilizes the global expertise of The Forest Trust to maintain a transparent system to ensure we obtain our bamboo from sustainably managed sources.  Further, we use this system to verify that our manufacturing and distribution structures achieve the highest levels of sustainability.

https://i2.wp.com/www.tft-forests.org/images/logo.gifOur values drive us to work in partnership to achieve genuine sustainable development that will leave the world a better place for future generations. The very nature of our products suggest our values to be a force for positive change, and we are committed to long-term environmental, social and economic benefits for all our local communities and the world at large.

If you want to know more about Lamboo’s commitment to sustainability, please contact us at info@lamboo

Bamboo As A Resource

Bamboo as a resource is the most sustainable plant used in the manufacturing of structural and architectural systems. Bamboo in comparison to timber takes 4 years to fully mature, where as timber on average takes 25 to 50 years to mature. Lamboo has 3 times the structural capacity of timber, achieving longer spans which allows for use of less material. Bamboo can be harvested without replanting, due to its root structure and grass like features, which also helps eliminate soil erosion. Unlike other crops, bamboo requires little or no pesticides to grow, because of a natural bio-agent that is bound to the plant at the molecular level.

Lamboo products are manufactured to be formaldehyde free due to adhesive selection as well as processing procedures. There is no comparison as far as yield per acre; bamboo can be harvested at a rate of 14 tons of usable fiber per acre every four to six years. In comparison, 8 tons of usable fiber per acre can be harvested from timber every 25-30 years. Timber is and has been an excellent fiber source, but bamboo is a great alternative source of fiber that cannot be ignored.

Lamboo, Inc. is as sustainable as its products. Through partnerships, we are streamlining operations for shipping and logistics by customizing each individual order to eliminate waste of resources and time. The four species of bamboo that are used in Lamboo products are not used as a food source or habitat for any animals. Every element of operations has been carefully monitored and reevaluated to ensure the best possible products, services and future for our company and our planet.

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