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Can Bamboo Replace Paper And Plastic? And Should It? | World Wide Waste | Business Insider
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Can Bamboo Replace Paper And Plastic? And Should It? | World Wide Waste | Business Insider

With bamboo-based products on the rise, we wanted to see how they compared to their plastic and paper counterparts. We went to Taiwan and China for a behind-the-scenes look at how bamboo is turned into cups, lunchboxes, toilet paper, and cutlery — and figured out which of these products have the biggest impact on our environment. For more on Lastic, visit www.lastico.com. MORE WORLD WIDE WASTE VIDEOS: How Nespresso & Keurig Spend Millions Trying To Solve Coffee Pod Waste | World Wide Waste https://youtu.be/QbmfLjBUSV8 Is Trash The Building Material of The Future? | World Wide Waste | Business Insider https://youtu.be/pWpH9R-yY4c How Bad Is The Wind Turbine Trash Problem? And Can We Solve It? | World Wide Waste https://youtu.be/qNEMAklFF0I 00:00 - Intro 00:38 - Historic Uses Of Bamboo 00:58 - Rising Demand For Bamboo 01:18 - How Bamboo Bioplastic Is Made 04:37 - Environmental Impact Of Bamboo Bioplastic 06:04 - Possible Safety Risks Of Some Bamboo Plastics 06:46 - Bamboo Products Vs. Paper Products 07:13 - How Bamboo Toilet Paper Is Made 08:14 - Problems With Conventional Toilet Paper 09:06 - The Most Environmentally Friendly Toilet Paper 10:12 - Can Bamboo Products Compete? 11:29 - Credits ------------------------------------------------------ #bamboo #worldwidewaste #businessinsider Business Insider tells you all you need to know about business, finance, tech, retail, and more. Visit our homepage for the top stories of the day: https://www.businessinsider.com Business Insider on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/businessinsider Business Insider on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/insiderbusiness Business Insider on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/businessinsider Business Insider on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/Business_Insider/5319643143 Business Insider on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@businessinsider Can Bamboo Replace Paper And Plastic? And Should It? | World Wide Waste | Business Insider
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