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29 Bamboo-Using Social Businesses

From Water-Funded Fashion to Sustainable Sunglasses

— July 31, 2014 — Social Good
Bamboo-using social businesses are part of the overall mission of ethical fashion is to create conditions in which certain more sustainable and fairly traded materials are considered cool and demand over less ethical products, like fur and diamonds, that are typically considered to be luxurious and always in style.

From water-funded fashion and energy-generating social tee shirts to sustainable wooden sunglasses, these bamboo-using social businesses are at the frontier of changing minds. The styles featured here range from a hippie-like earth child to sleek, clean and modern. What is more, not all of the innovations in this SocialBusiness.org top list are fashion either; we have featured conscious online marketplaces, accessible bicycles, baby toys, green energy walking sticks, toothbrushes and long boards.
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Greener Charcoal
Greener Charcoal
Bamboo Lota is a Sustainable Company Fighting Deforestation in Malawi
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Water-Funding Fashion
Water-Funding Fashion
bluDemocracy Donates Proceeds to Potable H2O Initiatives
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Sustainable Bamboo Sunglasses
Sustainable Bamboo Sunglasses
Every Purchase of This Eyewear Plants Five New Trees
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Water-Providing Clothing Lines
Water-Providing Clothing Lines
Blu Democracy Helps Supply Drinking Water To Those In Need
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Bamboo Baby Products
Bamboo Baby Products
Bum Boosa Uses Botanical Ingredients for Eco-Friendlier Goods
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Members-Only Social Boutiques
Members-Only Social Boutiques
The New Ethical Ocean Website Presents a Revamped E-Commerce Company
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Animal Shelter Long Boards
Animal Shelter Long Boards
The Hendrick Boards Allow You to Skate Right into the Hearts of Animals
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Socially Responsible Resorts
Socially Responsible Resorts
Dharma-Gili by Alfa Resorts is Eco-Friendly and Promotes Awareness
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Eco-Friendly Nappies
Eco-Friendly Nappies
Mother Nature Products is a South African Social Enterprise for Babies
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Conscious Online Marketplaces
Conscious Online Marketplaces
'Ethical Community' Connects Businesses With Customers Who Care
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1 for 1 Toothbrushes
1 for 1 Toothbrushes
When You Buy From Smile Squared, They Give to a Child in Need
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Energy-Generating Tees
Energy-Generating Tees
'Live. Breathe. Grow.' is a Women-Focused Company Using Lightness
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Fairtrade Chic Drinks
Fairtrade Chic Drinks
Lemonaid Beverages and ChariTea Look Cool, Pay Farmers Fairly
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Graphic Eco-Friendly Skateboards
Graphic Eco-Friendly Skateboards
Bamboo SK8 Manufactures Decks and Longboards from Bamboo
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Ethical Sashimi
Ethical Sashimi
Bamboo Sushi in Portland is a Certified B Corp That Values the Environment
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Sustainable Meal Containers
Sustainable Meal Containers
Ecolunchbox Makes Meal Holders From Organic and Fair Trade Textiles
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Compostable Cloths
Compostable Cloths
'Go! Towel' is an Anti-Bacterial Product Made of Bamboo Fiber
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Conservationist Kids Clothing
Conservationist Kids Clothing
SpeeZees Donates $1 for One Tee Shirt to Prevent Animal Endangerment
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Bamboo Baby Toys
Bamboo Baby Toys
These ‘Yellow Label Kids' Bird Rattles are Both Colorful and Organic
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One-for-One Toothbrush Brands
One-for-One Toothbrush Brands
Smiles for the People Delivers Oral Health Supplies to Those in Need
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Biodegradable Bamboo Toothbrushes
Biodegradable Bamboo Toothbrushes
The Bogo Brush is an Eco-Friendly Toothbrush with Heart
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Sustainable Wood Sunglasses
Sustainable Wood Sunglasses
Each 'Proof Eyewear' Purchase Funds a Sight-Giving Surgery
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Cost-Conscious Bamboo Bikes
Cost-Conscious Bamboo Bikes
The Greencycle-Eco is Designed for Less-Industrialized Countries
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African-Inspired Fashion Styles
African-Inspired Fashion Styles
This SS13 Fair + True Collection Features Ethical Fashion Looks
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Accessible Bamboo Bicycles
Accessible Bamboo Bicycles
Zambikes International Creates Jobs and Transportation in Zambia
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Eco-Chic Bamboo Shades
Eco-Chic Bamboo Shades
Every Pair of GROWN Sunglasses Sold Helps Support the Gift of Sight
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Sustainable Cycle Frames
Sustainable Cycle Frames
Bamboosero Bamboo Bikes are Made in Developing Countries
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Sustainable Walking Sticks
Sustainable Walking Sticks
The African Bamboo and Rattan Crutch Can Be Made Cheaply and Locally
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Bamboo Bicycle Storage
Bamboo Bicycle Storage
The 'Bamgoo' Bicycle Attachment by Sara Urasin can Carry Groceries
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