Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on our planet, and can grow between one inch and three feet in 24 hours. It can consume up to 35% more carbon dioxide, and produce up to 25% more oxygen, than its tree equivalent. And in case that’s not green enough for you, this wonder plant reduces soil erosion through its widespread roots and protective canopy.

(OK, we’re pretty passionate about this plant.)

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