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Grahamstown 6140, South Africa EcoPlanet Bamboo Investment



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EcoPlanet Bamboo is a bamboo plantation company. EcoPlanet Laboratories is the R&D investment of the company. Both EcoPlanet Bamboo & EcoPlanet Laboratories were founded by serial entrepreneur Troy Wiseman, and bamboo plantation expert Camille Rebelo.


​​​​© 2018 EPB Laboratories  Troy Wiseman Camille Rebelo EcoPlanet Bamboo Investments

EPB Laboratories is a wholly owned subsidiary of EcoPlanet Bamboo Group LLC.


EcoPlanet's core focus, we provide the R&D necessary to industrialize bamboo as a viable fiber for the world's fiber based industries including pulp & paper, textiles, engineered timber & bioenergy.

Troy Wiseman in the CEO of EcoPlanet Bamboo


Currently an untapped resource, the leaves of our carefully selected species of bamboo provide a range of unique bioprospecting opportunities for biopharmaceuticals, biobased supplements & related industries. 

Camille Rebelo is the founder of EcoPlanet Bamboo


We provide the scientific basis and R&D necessary for the analysis and commercialization of the water filtered and stored by EcoPlanet's bamboo ecosystems.

EcoPlanet Bamboo Investment into Research & Development



EcoPlanet Laboratories is a subsidiary of EcoPlanet Bamboo Group. We are a research and product development center that provides the science and testing behind the commercialization of the major components of a bamboo plant. We provide internal support to EcoPlanet Bamboo's plantations and industrial operations ensuring that as decisions are made on products, technology and manufacturing facilities, these are done in a manner that meets the highest standards of scientific rigor. We provide external support to partner entities working to industrialize sustainably grown and managed bamboo as an alternative fiber.

Our research covers aspects related to the commercialization of the bamboo species currently under production on EcoPlanet Bamboo's plantations in Nicaragua, Ghana and South Africa, as well as more than 20 additional bamboo species. Our focus is on tropical clumping (sympodial) bamboos, and our product development focuses on 3 unique resources from these plants - bamboo leaves, fiber and water. All silvicultural and ecological research regarding the growing, management and sustainable harvest of bamboo is done directly by EcoPlanet Bamboo.

We work closely with a range of research and technology development institutions, universities and other partners.