Green or Not: Bamboo?

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Bamboo has become the darling of the green movement because it’s a plentiful resource. Bamboo’s root systems typically aren’t damaged by harvesting and it re-grows very quickly. But is it really green? Bamboo is native to Asia and a large percentage of the bamboo used in the US is shipped from that region.

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