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EcoPlanet Core Carbon is a subsidiary of EcoPlanet Bamboo Group

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Troy Wiseman EcoPlanet Bamboo CEO is a serial entrepreneur. Camille Rebelo EcoPlanet Bamboo Co-Founder is a global bamboo & restoration expert. EcoPlanet Bamboo investment in bamboo charcoal since 2012.

July 14, 2019

Be the first to try our latest product; easy light, long lasting BBQ or for our South African market, Braai, briquettes. These nifty little coals eliminate the need for a firelighter, and they are grill ready in just 10 minutes!

Why Braai Charcoal Briquettes? Quite simply we solved an issue that the men in our lives face too often. Sunday afternoon, standing around the grill, a few beers down.... when a voice calls over "Honey are the steaks ready, the children are getting hungry". A mild loo...

December 12, 2018

Bamboo charcoal beauty products are on the rise with Colgate's charcoal toothpaste the latest. EcoPlanet Bamboo's charcoal is used in a range of such health & beauty products.

July 12, 2018

Plastic Free July - EcoPlanet's bamboo charcoal water filters are an easy win to eliminating plastic water bottles. These easy to use all natural water filters remove contaminants & infuse water with beneficial minerals.

March 30, 2018

Bamboo coals for the shisha industry have long been under demand, receiving a significant price premium above other coals, including other natural fibers such as coconut husk. However, a secure and consistent supply has been listed as a limiting factor for market uptake of this product. With an average annual growth rate of 6%, despite increasing regulations in parts of Eastern and West Africa, the industry continues to grow.

December 12, 2017

EcoPlanet Core Carbon, in conjunction with parent company EcoPlanet Bamboo, is proud to announce the successful launch of its niche bamboo charcoal specialty products.

Over the past few years EcoPlanet Core Carbon in conjunction with R&D and technology partner EPB Laboratories has worked to develop an innovative and clean manufacturing technology for the production of the highest grade of bamboo charcoal.

With production now underway, our bamboo charcoal has been taken a step further, into the...

September 7, 2017

Over the past few years we have been working on the manufacturing technologies to produce a range of high grade bamboo charcoal and associated specialized products. Now in full production on EcoPlanet Bamboo's Kowie Bamboo Farm in South Africa's Eastern Cape we are thrilled that our products are contributing towards achieving sustainability goals for the growing sector of luxury but environmentally friendly tourism.

In August 2017 we started supply of bamboo charcoal air purification products...

August 1, 2017




EcoPlanet Bamboo's company culture has always been one of giving people a hand up and providing them a platform from which their only limitation is their own attitude and will to succeed. This is one of the core visions of CEO and Co-Founder Troy Wiseman, a serial entrepreneur with an enormous heart for people.

So we at Core Carbon are thrilled that the inspiring story of one of our team members has been featured in an article by Environment SA. Read more on how Stone Nkoweni went from a g...

Over the past 36 months EcoPlanet Core Carbon has been carrying out numerous R&D trials to develop an intricate understanding of charcoal and how our bamboo compares against traditional hardwoods. These trials have a dual purpose and consider the production of two bamboo charcoal products: (1) a high end “precursor” charcoal (charcoal that is used as the raw material / feedstock for a subsequent processing step for the production of high end niche products) and (2) regular lump charcoal, sim...

Bamboo charcoal and bamboo activated carbon have a number of potential benefits as a supplement for human consumption, or as an additive for animal feed. The unique cell structure of bamboo biomass, along with a high fixed carbon content when carbonized under ideal conditions, makes bamboo charcoal an extremely effective absorbent. Although even more effective when activated (in short meaning that the carbonized material has gone through additional processing to remove as much non fixed car...

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