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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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January 5, 2018

EcoPlanet Bamboo's R&D team have worked across a wide range of traditional and innovative technologies to identify the most ideal pulping system for the company's bamboo plantations.

September 9, 2017

Over the past few months EcoPlanet Bamboo's team has been involved in a country wide feasibility study in Rwanda, East Africa. As part of this work our team has been looking at Rwanda's existing bamboo resources, and, as in many countries, have come across the ubiquitously available Bambusa vulgaris and its various sub-species.


At EcoPlanet Laboratories we love the chance to get involved with partners or institutions that are experts in their subject matter. That's how we felt when we teamed up with the University of Georgia's poultry department to take our previous analysis of the nutritional benefits of bamboo leaves a step further. Can something that's bee...

March 22, 2017

Silica often receives a bad rap under the context of industrializing bamboo. It occurs in high quantities in the nodes of bamboo culms, and under traditional chemical based pulping technologies, it requires large volumes of lime to be used to remove it, resulting in nasty lime sludge waste streams. In various other manufacturing technologies bamboo...

February 27, 2017

EcoPlanet Laboratories has an expanded focus to serve as the R&D and product development center for all EcoPlanet Bamboo plantation & manufacturing subsidiaries

January 20, 2017

Different species of bamboo exhibit some extraordinary qualities. Unfortunately, accurate, scientifically rigorous and quantified information is rare, and where available tends to focus solely on a handful of species. So we at EcoPlanet Laboratories are always excited when new bamboo based solutions are released, along with valid R&D to back up the...

EcoPlanet Bamboo has created deforestation free - grown only on highly degraded land - bamboo as a sustainable and certified raw material for th