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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...

February 26, 2017

This article was originally featured by Blue & Green Tomorrow, but is of particular relevance today as EcoPlanet Core Carbon continues the company's expansion towards the industrialization of bamboo as a unique feedstock for charcoal and carbonized products such as specialty activated carbons. Activated carbon has traditionally been made from coal, hardwoods, and more recently coconut shell, as well as other nut shell waste. We’ve been seeing more and more evidence that bamboo can make...

January 30, 2016

General Bheke Cele, the Deputy Minister of the Department of Forestry, Fisheries & Agriculture (DAFF) visited EcoPlanet Bamboo Southern Africa for a full day visit along with a team of specialists and technical experts.

General Cele was given a private introduction to EcoPlanet Bamboo Group and the family of EcoPlanet companies in South Africa - the Kowie Bamboo Farm, EcoPlanet Core Carbon and EPB Laboratories, before a tour of the company's nursery and plantation. Rather than limit to the ar...

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