Bamboo Toilet Paper & Paper Towels


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PFAS “Forever Chemicals” are found in whitened toilet paper. 

-March 16, 2023, Harvard University

PFAS “Forever Chemicals” are found in whitened toilet paper. 

March 16, 2023, Harvard University

Purafide sources our bamboo pulp globally from FSC members only.

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)  certification ensures that products come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.

1. The fastest growing plant on Earth

Bamboo holds the world record for the fastest growing plant on Earth.

2. Why is it called Bamboo?

The origin of the word Bamboo comes from the Malay word "Mambu". In the late 16th century (1590-1600) the Dutch changed the name to "Bamboes" after which it got its Neo-Latin name "Bambusa".

3. You can eat Bamboo

Yes, this super tasty and healthy plant is often used as a side veggie or as the filling of spring rolls.

4. Bamboo Survived the Hiroshima radiation

Did you know that Bamboo can tolerate extreme conditions that most plants cannot? Bamboo was the only plant to survive the radiation of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima, Japan in 1945. The incinerating heat destroyed all trees and other plant life, except for one bamboo grove. The grove has since been removed, but culms from the grove are preserved in a museum in Hiroshima.

5. Is Bamboo a tree or grass?

Bamboo is actually a type of grass, but many of the larger woody bamboo species look more like a tree and are often called "bamboo trees".

6. High Bamboo!

The bamboo species Dendrocalamus sinicus is considered the largest bamboo in the world reaching 130 ft (40 m) in height and 15 inches (30 cm) in diameter.

7. Bamboo toilet paper

Bamboo is extremely soft, strong, and absorbent. Making bamboo an excellent source for paper products.

8. One of the strongest natural resources

During World War II, the British Government covered the Taj Mahal with Bamboo scaffoldings to protect it from German Bombers.

9. Music was born on Bamboo

According to a Chinese history and legend, music was invented in 2697 B.C., when the Emperor Huang Ti sent his scholar, Ling Lun, to the western mountain area to cut bamboo poles that would produce a sound matching the call of a Phoenix bird.

10. Bamboo T-shirts

Yes, you can create fabric from Bamboo similar to linen. It has a natural sheen and softness which makes it non-irritating and perfect for anyone with sensitive skin.