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Bamboo lends itself to be in eco-friendly loo

The Hindu, 09 November 2014


After deriving music, health food and chic furniture from bamboo, a research centre in Auroville is now looking to promote eco-friendly toilets entirely made from the wonder grass.


The Auroville Bamboo Centre (ABC) led by Bala Sundaram has been pushing the envelope as far as possible in diversifying the range of bamboo products.


The research team at the Centre, which has developed over 100 bamboo-derived products, ranging from jewellery to toys and charcoal soap, has been focused on bamboo-based materials in the housing sector over the last few months. Read more....