The difference between TENCEL® and viscose from bamboo

The difference between TENCEL® and viscose from bamboo

Bamboo (bamboo from viscose) and eucalyptus (or TENCEL®) are two similar textile fibers in the way they are grown and processed. At Respecterre, we work with textiles that are made with these fibers. Both are sustainably grown trees without insecticides and pesticides (Unlike non-organic cotton which uses 25% of world’s pesticide) that grow with little water in lands that are not suitable for agriculture…

First EDE courses in Canada at “La Cite Ecologique”

First EDE courses in Canada at “La Cite Ecologique”

It’s in at the ecovillage “La Cite Ecologique of Ham-Nord” that took place the first EDE courses in French. Not only for the first time in French, but for the first time in Canada. Six students participated from August 10th to July 10th 2015. EDE = Ecovillage Design Education