Bamboo is a tall grass that grows very easily in relatively dry areas within a short span of time. They don’t need much water and can grow back to their original height within a span of 3 to 5 years after harvesting. This makes it an excellent ecological substitute for wood in many areas.
Wood and water are fast-depleting natural resources, and bamboo is the answer for both. Wood from forest trees is used, not only for furniture but for construction and decorative purposes too. Moreover, bamboo is increasingly used as a raw material in wood composite areas- like plywood, particle board, wood-plastic composites, etc.
Bamboo is increasingly being used in the making of comfortable beds and mattresses. Here are a few advantages and disadvantages of using a bamboo mattress:
On the flip side, using a bamboo mattress can have these negative effects:
The advantages outweigh the disadvantages, making the bamboo mattress a good substitute for regular memory foam mattresses.