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Policy Synthesis Report 6. Bamboo in the Circular Economy

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Policy Synthesis Report 6. Bamboo in the Circular Economy

Author:

Pablo van der Lugt

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2019

Pages:

34

Keywords:

Bamboo, Circular Economy, Zero-Waste, Bio-Economy, Circular

In recent years, the idea of a ‘circular economy’ has been gaining traction. Bamboo could be a critical component in the transition to  a circular economy, by providing a viable, bio-based alternative for non-renewable, carbon-intensive ‘techno-cycle’ materials. This report considers a number of bamboo product categories for their ‘circularity potential’, and assesses what is needed to help them realise their full potential, providing policy makers, donors and business investors with a greater understanding of bamboo’s huge potential in the circular economy.

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