So why is bamboo a sustainable material? Bamboo is a fast-growing, renewable, and easy-to-grow material that requires zero chemicals and pesticides. It can be grown all throughout the world and has countless uses both in and outside the home.  

Bamboo is a natural material that has antibacterial, antifungal properties and is biodegradable as opposed to plastic. ... Bamboo has become the “green gold” of today because it has so many positive qualities when compared to harmful and wasteful materials such as plastic.