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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.

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December 16, 2018

In 2017, following a detailed global market analysis undertaken for us by Open Capital Advisors EcoPlanet Laboratories in partnership with the Kowie Bamboo Farm, began the research and development process for the production of a specialized shisha or hookah coal, beginning first with a eucalyptus feedstock and subsequently moving to bamboo. Initial...

July 29, 2018

Over the past decade the increase in consumption of microbeads by the cosmetic industry has grown exponentially. Microbeads (or microplastics) are tiny pieces of plastic less than 1mm in diameter whose only purpose is to add an exfoliating feel good factor in toothpastes, shower gels and other cosmetics. With every single application, whether it’s...

June 29, 2018

EcoPlanet Bamboo disrupts major industries, targeting single use plastics including toothbrushes. The company owns bamboo plantations in Nicaragua, South Africa & Ghana.

January 14, 2016

EcoPlanet Bamboo's video - Our Case For An Alternative Pulp provides a deforestation free solution for the world's largest & most polluting pulp industries.

June 26, 2013

We first came across Oxytenanthera abyssinica, or African lowland bamboo, in the highlands of Mozambique. The species was occurring naturally and widespread within a large commercial tea plantation. It was found along riverine courses interspersed with introduced Bambusa vulgaris, and in pockets of conservation areas. As harvested culms we found it...

January 24, 2013

EcoPlanet's Biomass Laboratories became fully operational earlier this month, complete with the latest technology including CHN analyzers and other equipment. This subsidiary of EcoPlanet Bamboo company is targeting a mix of internal testing for manufacturing entity Core Carbon and external testing for a range of clients, both South African and...

October 29, 2012

EcoPlanet Biomass Labs is the first lab of its kind in the region providing testing for energy products from South Africa’s energy and mining sectors. The Company carries out different forms of pyrolysis testing for external clients, as well as R&