Soft, durable, anti-bacterial, eco-friendly
Bamboo fabric is naturally made from the pulp of bamboo grass, which is considered to be one of the most sustainable plants on the planet. The pulp of the bamboo is dissolved into its cellulose component and spun into viscose fibers. Bamboo grass grows quickly, biodegrades quickly, and does not require chemicals or irrigation. There are over 1,000 species of bamboo growing throughout the world, covering about 49 million acres of the planets surface.
Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on earth with a growth rate of over 12 inches per day! Bamboo does not require replanting because the shoots are cut to their base and the bamboo re-grows from new shoots. Similar to mowing your grass. Bamboo is tremendously strong and pest resistant, requiring no pesticides or irrigation.
“Bamboo kun” exhibits up to a 99.8% antibacterial rate, reducing the growth of the odor causing bacteria that thrive in clothing and on your skin. Bamboo is even able to retain these antimicrobial properties after numerous washings. A sweat drenched bamboo tank may be hung to dry in your locker and worn for the next workout, odor free. Its science.
Bamboo fabrics can look and feel luxurious, like silk or very soft cotton. Fabric softeners are not needed or recommended. Over time, after multiple washings, the bamboo may begin to feel more like cashmere.