sustainability Tag

With more and more brands jumping on the sustainable bandwagon it gets harder and harder to distinguish between products making a real difference and greenwashing. This is the observation that led to the creation of Global GreenTag, an organisation providing tools to “cut through the greenwash and empower professionals and consumers alike to confidently choose products that have been made in the most planet-friendly way possible”. After months of thorough audit, we’ve recently received two Global GreenTag certifications, a Green Rate Level A and a Platinum Health Rating. The in-depth process took six months to complete, and we put everything...

For many Australian businesses, the tumultuous events of the past year have brought with them a new perspective on what is important, especially in the fields of sustainability and mindful design. From architectural forums to TEDxSydney, the call for better options and more accessible resources has seen materials such as engineered bamboo – which is a truly beautiful product that delivers on durability and packs a sustainability punch – take centre stage. Historically and through continued education, House of Bamboo helps Australian businesses find new ways to bring sustainability to every part of their operation. So, it is exciting to announce...

Congratulations to Sara Correia from Tempest Landscapes for her award-winning entry in the Balcony Garden Competition at the 2020 Melbourne International Flower Show. Sara chose a theme of ECO APARTMENT LIVING blending innovative sustainability, texture and minimalism in her award-winning entry.  This naturally led to featured engineered bamboo.  Sara’s vision was for a low maintenance space that created solitude and privacy and promoted wellbeing. Her design was a balance of organic and geometric forms featuring a sustainable bamboo sliding screen that softened the hard edges of the space by curving into the corner.The other thoughtful style elements of the design helped to blend...

This Friday 18th September is  World Bamboo Day! It’s time to champion bamboo,  it’s got the beauty and the brains!     No other plant has the potential to have such a positive impact on our planet and our future than bamboo. As the world’s most sustainable building material, bamboo gives back more to the earth than it takes. It’s the fastest growing plant on earth, soaking up 4 times as much CO2 as it grows than timber does. It also produces 35% more oxygen than timber. You can harvest bamboo after just 6-7 years, so it produces 10 harvests for everyone harvest you get from a timber...

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