Phyllostachys edulis or commonly known as Moso bamboo is a giant timber bamboo native to China and Taiwan. Bamboo is actually a grass type of plant that has many uses. Moso bamboo can be made into:
and many other things.
Using moso bamboo to produce eco-friendly products, such as bamboo toothbrushes and bamboo straws, actually has many advantages to it.
Moso is not your simple backyard bamboo. In fact, once it matures it produces the densest and hardest fibers among the species of bamboo. The sturdiness of moso bamboo is a perfect material for producing eco-friendly products that are durable but renewable.
For example, this bamboo toothbrush was found in the pile of garbage last August 25, 2018.
But as time passes by, you can see that the bamboo toothbrush degrades slowly. Scientists tracked the degradation ability of the bamboo toothbrush and it resulted in this image.
Since moso bamboo is a grass, it has many green features that benefit us and the planet. Moso exceeds the capability of other bamboos in carbon dioxide absorption and oxygen production. This plant also provides an endless source of bamboo because harvesting it annually doesn’t harm our planet or the pandas. Since this type of bamboo isn’t eaten by them. I mentioned a while ago, that moso can give an endless source because moso is actually the most rapidly growing plant on the planet. It grows to 1 meter daily and that is an impressive growth speed.
Moso bamboo is popularly used as a material for producing bamboo toothbrush since plastic toothbrushes bring harm to the environment, especially the ocean.
This small company uses moso bamboos to produce high-quality bamboo toothbrushes. They sell affordable bamboo toothbrushes, bamboo straws, and even toothbrush containers. They can also customize your bamboo toothbrush to your liking.
But wait, have you seen this design? Isn't it so cute?