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The environmental impact of your daily cup of takeaway coffee.

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The environmental impact of your daily cup of takeaway coffee.

With over 1 billion takeaway coffee cups heading to landfill every year, its time to switch to a reusable, recyclable and biodegradable alternative such as Bamboo.

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But aren't there toxic chemicals used in Bamboo?

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But aren't there toxic chemicals used in Bamboo?

Knowing we are putting hundreds and thousands of poor farmers, and their families lives at risk, just for a $10 tee shirt, is just not acceptable to me.

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The Ocean Plastic Crisis: Who is Responsible & How Natural Fibers Can Reduce The Burden

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The Ocean Plastic Crisis: Who is Responsible & How Natural Fibers Can Reduce The Burden

The world is turning plastic, and there’s nothing you can do. Find out how the ocean plastic crisis is changing the world one microorganism at a time. We can collectively make a difference, read more here.

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Is Global warming caused by Humans?

Is Global warming caused by Humans?

What is Global Warming? Global Warming is the increase of the Earth's average surface temperature due to the effect of increased greenhouse gases ( Water vapour, Carbon dioxide, Methane, and Nitrous oxide) in the Earth's atmosphere, which trap heat that would otherwise escape from Earth. As our populations have grown, so the need for energy, construction, food, clothes and transportation have grown exponentially, increasing greenhouse gas emissions. While Carbon dioxide (CO2) occurs naturally in our atmosphere, climate scientists have now confirmed human beings have increased the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere by catastrophic proportions since the mid 20th Century. This has largely been...

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What does eco friendly packaging mean?

What does eco friendly packaging mean?

Having a brand involves a lot of decisions, that can be in conflict.  Bamboo Monkey's mission is to create climate positive solutions for everyday items we readily buy in cotton or plastic or other environmentally sabotaging materials.  But ... we are an online company, therefore our products are posted to our customers. At this stage, Australia Post and Couriers use traditional plastic satchels, so while we put a lot of care and effort into our own products being made ethically with sustainable footprints, our goods are then covered in plastic and sent on their way. This Christmas a few things...

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