- From the shortage of paper to the depleting ozone layer, to unemployment the world has many problems today. While science is trying to discover a new way toMessage 1 of 1 , May 2, 2010View SourceFrom the shortage of paper to the depleting ozone layer, to unemployment the world has many problems today. While science is trying to discover a new way to fight these problems, there has been a reasonable solution since the dawn of man. This solution is bamboo and bamboo products. Bamboo and bamboo products have many environment friendly characteristics, and can be used as substitutions in many situations and in turn generate livelihoods.Bamboo House India, a social enterprise, was established by two First Generation Entrepreneurs, Aruna Kappagantula & Prashant Lingam in the year 2008 with an aim of using Bamboo as an economic driver for providing sustainable livelihood opportunities to rural & tribal artisans in the Bamboo sector through market linkages.
Their website is http://bamboohouseindia.org/home.asp
An interesting presentation on 100 Bamboo ideas can be seen here:
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