Keeping Bamboo Strong

WBO: Keeping Bamboo Strong.

The World Bamboo Organization is a diverse group consisting of individual people, commercial businesses, non-profit associations, institutions, and allied trade corporations that all share a common interest = BAMBOO. The purpose of the WBO is to improve and promote this common interest, as well as the conditions affecting, and the industry surrounding, this common interest. We are dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and bamboo products for the sake of the environment and economy.


PARQUEBAMBU in the Amazon rainforest of Peru

The goal of this project is to implement a playground with bamboo, natural, and recycled materials in the Primary School of Jerusalén de Miñaro, that will benefit over 200 children of the community. The project also aims to promote the potentialities and uses of bamboo in architecture and construction. The playground will be the result of a construction and architecture workshop involving local and international students, architects, carpenters, and artisans. Professional bamboo workers will give lectures


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WBO Partner Spotlight: MOSO Bamboo Products

Our Corporate Partner MOSO is a bamboo company based in the Netherlands. With 20 years of experience in the relatively young bamboo industry, MOSO is a pioneer in innovative bamboo solutions for indoors and outdoors. MOSO is recognized as a global "A Brand" because of its focus on sustainable product quality and innovation.

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Linda Garland, World Bamboo Pioneer

Linda Garland receives World Bamboo Pioneer Award, and honored by the American Bamboo Society for her lifetime commitment to bamboo science, utilization and promotion. Photo by Rio Helmi. Thanks to American designer Paulina Hermansen of Oceanika Living.


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WBO Partner Spotlight: WooBamboo

WooBamboo is based in the state of Florida, U.S.A., and was launched on Earth Day in 2013. In less than 3 years, their line of natural bamboo toothbrushes have become available in over 2,500 stores in more than a dozen countries. So far, over half a million plastic toothbrushes have been replaced with bamboo. Read the interview and learn more.

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WBO Partner Spotlight: DICMA Trade

Our Corporate Partner DICMA Trade is an architectural firm focusing on bamboo, based in Mexico. Their services range from industrial maintenance, construction, design, with attention to both the public and private sector, employing professional and specialized personnel. We asked DICMA to share their thoughts on their successful bamboo business.

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11th World Bamboo Congress to be held in Mexico, 2018

Every three years, the World Bamboo Organization (WBO) organizes the World Bamboo Congress for the public dissemination of the most current scientific and field research information available worldwide. The 11th WBC will be in the city of Xalapa in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, hosted by Bambues y Forestales de Mexico, A.C. in August 2018.

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