Plastic is considered one of the greatest inventions in the 20 century: it is cheap to make, and it has many valuable uses. In the hospitality industry, single-use plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner, bath gel and lotion save travellers the need to bring their own while addressing hygiene concerns. However, with the convenience it brings, plastic is also causing negative impacts to our planet.
Read the full interview here: https://shared-impact.com/going-plastic-free-how-to-build-a-sustainable-hospitality-industry/
“The plastic tide is turning. We are finding that in Asia consumers are becoming increasingly aware and expecting businesses to take the lead on providing sustainable options to ensure we protect our precious blue economy" Our primary goal is to cater to large hotels and other accommodation venues across Asia Pacific and beyond.
- Naveet McMahon shares her vision to solve one of the biggest problems in the world, our addiction to single-use plastics.
Interested in knowing what bakbamboo is about and why we think bamboo is so great?
Then take a few minutes to listen to this interview which our co-founder Tania Sibree did with Marcy Trent Long for Trash Talk HK.
Click to listen also available on iTunes!
The bakbamboo team presented a session on Championing Sustainable Change at a Corporate Wholesale Level at the Kafnu, Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong in Hong Kong on September 1st 2019. We would like to thank the audience for an interesting Q&A and networking session and look forward to meeting you again soon!
The WBO is a network of like-minded individuals and companies that are working towards a more sustainable future by promoting bamboo as a #renewablematerial, food, fabric, paper. The network is composed of 3,000 global members from over 42 countries, and over 6,000 followers on FB. WBO hosts events such as the #WorldBambooCongress in Taiwan 2020, #Bambooworkshops and the #WorldBambooDay on the 18th of September
Bakbamboo is proud to partner with World Bamboo and support their mission to promote the bamboo industry on a global level.
Join us September 18-22, 2020 for the 12th World Bamboo Congress. This global event will take place at National Central University, Taoyuan, Taiwan. The host of the 12th WBC is Taiwan Bamboo Society and the Taiwanese Forestry Bureau.
Taiwan is rich in bamboo resources, bamboo industry technology, and bamboo culture. WBC will invite trailblazers from all over the world to share fruitful experiences in various fields such as bamboo ecology, cultivation, architecture, crafts, design, and community development.
This unique opportunity will combine workshops, bamboo industry technology exposition, bamboo life market, bamboo craft exhibition, etc. for an unforgettable experience. Cultural events such as music concerts, tea seats, and bamboo shoot cuisine will be carefully arranged to give international visitors a sense of the diversity of Taiwanese bamboo culture.
Learn more and register online: https://worldbamboocongress.org/