Softest Sheets: Bamboo Sheets

The softest sheets in the world have recently come into vogue across the United States. Bamboo sheets have only been around for a relatively short time. But for an age old resource, it is just another instance of over 1,000 uses for the planets more renewable resource. If you haven’t heard of bamboo sheets, well, […]

Organic Bamboo Sheets

Topping the list of all organic bedding is bamboo fiber sheets.  Bamboo, as the fastest growing plant in the world, creates and extremely durable and hard plant.  Classified as a woody grass, it is “woody” enough to be made into wood floors among other construction uses.  Bamboo as a plant is washed and dried into […]

Bring a Little Green into Your Bedroom

Being eco-friendly is becoming more and more popular these days, and it’s a good thing.  But trying to become more eco-friendly often results in high costs and giving up comfort and practicality. So would you believe that there are ways to become greener while simultaneously gaining more comfort and luxury?  Well, there are.  And the […]

The Federal Trade Commission Bamboozles Consumers

In February 2010, the Federal Trade Commission issued a warning to all companies that sold sheets and marketed them as “bamboo sheets”.  The FTC claimed that the companies needed to market these sheets as either “bamboo rayon sheets” or “rayon sheets from bamboo”.  But why?  Why would the FTC single out such a seemingly random […]

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Bamboo Textiles

Bamboo, as a plant, is one of the most prolific crops in the world.  As the fastest growing plant on earth, bamboo presents one of the most viable alternative resources the planet could hope for.  As governments may profess to be looking for alternative resources to ease the burdens that polluting industrial processes are putting […]

What is a good thread count?

I remember when I first went away to college right after graduating high school.  It was an exciting time – being out on my own was such a new experience, and I loved the newfound sense of freedom that it brought.  But with that freedom came a huge learning curve, and I’m not talking about […]

So is Bamboo Eco-friendly or Not?

The organic lifestyle meets much of the same in-fighting that you can see in many religions and politics.  It is a touchy subject to the extremists.  For the large majority of us who do not live off the grid and eat all home grown produce, going green is a process – sometimes a very difficult […]