|Fast-growing bamboo offers 'green' option|
Technically a grass, not a tree, and sustainable, it makes a good floor material
You're putting in a new floor. You want wood. But you don't want to mow down a forest and feel guilty. You also would like to brag that you did it up green and used something called "eco-timber."
What's eco-timber? It's wood that's good for the environment because it's sustainable, renewable, low-impact, doesn't have to be flown across half the world and doesn't exploit Third-World labor, even if they do need the money. Full story ...