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Bamboo Bikes

Bamboo Bikes Address Gender Equity, Poverty, and Climate Change

Keith Peterman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Keith Peterman

Young women with little or no education are trained to manufacture and assemble the bikes. But, this Initiative is more than just bikes. The women are also instructed on how to use bamboo waste to manufacture charcoal briquettes to address energy needs.

Build Your Own Bamboo Bike Trailer

Posted 08.14.2012 | Green

From Networx's Cris Carl: Gabor Lukacs of Amherst, MA believes we can go beyond sustainability to a place of “resilience.” Part of Lukacs respo...

WATCH: Grow Your Own Bike

Posted 10.06.2011 | Green

Forget going to the store to buy a bicycle. The latest trend with engineers at a British university is creating bikes that are “grown.” In th...

Build Your Own Bamboo Bike | Weekend Edition Sunday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Bamboo Bike Studio is run by three men in their late 20s who know a lot about bamboo and a lot about bicycles. On a cool autumn morning, two of th...