Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on the planet. It is absolutely incredible that it can grow at a rate of 3 feet per day! This makes Bamboo Sunglasses extremely renewable and eco friendly!
Bamboo is botanically classified as a grass and may be the most sustainable, maintaining ecological balance, natural resource the world has.
“sustainable: used to describe a system of exploiting natural resources without destroying the ecological balance of a particular area.” quote from Encarta, World English Dictionary”
Bamboo is a fast growing grass and quickly reaches maturity in about four years. It’s root system is continually sprouting new growth and new shoots. This continuous sprouting makes replanting after harvesting the grass unnecessary. Bamboo does this all naturally without any chemicals, pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers.
Check out this 24 hour time-lapse of a Bamboo plant growing and see for yourself just how fast this plant grows!