As part of Eco Month  on YumSugar, we've been exploring the different ways to eat, cook with , and utilize the sustainable plant known as bamboo.
With its status as a rapidly renewable resource, bamboo is the golden child of the eco-friendly marketplace. In the kitchen, it's indispensable, forming the backbone of a myriad of products including cutting boards, utensils, dishware, and even textiles. Here's a roundup of some of our favorite products made with our favorite green material.
Bamboo Handled Cutting Boards
Stripes spice up these handled cutting boards  ($25). Once you've bought 'em, learn how to take care of bamboo boards , too.
Bamboo-Handled Dish Brush
Scrub away food particles with a cheery bamboo-handled dish brush  ($12).
Bamboo-Derived Dish Towels
Brighten up sink-side with vibrant green bamboo-derived dish towels  ($11).
Bamboo tongs  ($8) can handle stir-frying, searing, and serving without scratching your pans.
Bamboo Knife Block
The 16 slots of this bamboo knife block  ($40) will protect your prized cutlery for years to come.
Bamboo Serving Bowl
Your guests will ask for seconds just to hold this touchable bamboo serving bowl  ($120) again!
Mezzaluna Nestled in Bamboo Chopping Block
Mince herbs to perfection with a mezzaluna nestled in a sturdy bamboo chopping block  ($160).
Take on dumplings, veggies, whole fish, and more with a multi-tiered bamboo steamer  ($25) set over simmering water.
Get ready for grilling season with an ample supply of bamboo skewers  ($8).
Bamboo Serving Tray
A brightly lacquered bamboo serving tray  ($28) adds a springtime pop of color to the table.
Bamboo Cooking Utensils
Even your daily cooking utensils  ($20 for a set of 4) can go green with bamboo.
Bamboo Sushi Mat
Roll your way to happiness with bamboo sushi mats  ($5).
Bamboo Wine Rack
Rack up eight bottles of your favorite vintages on a stylish bamboo wine rack  ($30).