Last Updated: November 24, 2022

The 20 Best Bamboo Products.

WRITTEN BY Grove Collaborative • 27 min read

Whether you live alone or have a large household to take care of, you may feel confused, worried, or disgusted when you hear about the toll plastic has taken (and still takes) on our planet. Plastic products are sold and routinely used every day, and the result is a lot of plastic pollution and an immense amount of clean up to to figure out how to do. But did you know bamboo products are a great alternative to plastic products? It’s true — you can find bamboo alternatives for your home that let you get your basic needs met, without making you feel guilty about your environmental impact.


A sustainable, Earth-friendly home starts with small swaps. Making the switch to bamboo products is a small step that can have a big effect. Plus, creating a greener atmosphere in your own home can help plant the seed in others who maysee how well it can work for both people and the planet.


This list of products was determined by ratings and reviews from Grove members.

1. Grove Co. Tree-Free Paper Towels - 100% Bamboo

product image

100% tree-free paper towels made from sustainable bamboo fibers in strong, absorbent 2-ply sheets. Plastic-free and crafted to be sustainably powerful for a healthy home and planet.

STRONGER THAN RECYCLED PAPER*
Made of FSC-certified bamboo fibers, our 2-ply tree-free paper towels are proven to be stronger than recycled paper towels* and …

(36)
140 sheets per roll
$5.49
Shop Now

2. Hamama Microgreens Grow Kit with Bamboo Frame

product image

An impressive way to grow your own greens at home packaged in a modern design, this Hamama Microgreens Grow Kit with Bamboo Frame needs only water to get going. Each of the included seed packets grows in just one week, so you can start enjoying fresh greens almost as quickly as you began growing them. This microgreens grow box makes a great gift, …

(10)
1 x Bamboo Frame + 1 x Microgreens Starter Kit
$75.99
Shop Now

3. Grove Co. Bamboo Prep Board

product image
Our prep board is made of 100% bamboo - a sustainable material that’s ultra-durable, easy on knives and naturally antibacterial. This space efficient yet mighty board makes easy work of everyday slicing, chopping and cutting.

Dimensions: 10.3in x 7.5in x 0.55in

(529)
1 Count
$12.99
Shop Now

4. Bambu Give it a Rest Spatula

product image
We've all done it: gotten gravy on a spotless outfit right before the party. Smeared food across a freshly scrubbed countertop. Put a spoon in the sink even though we'll need it again... all because we don't have a spoon rest. That's why bambu® invented the 'Give it a Rest' spatula.

The ‘Give it a Rest’ spatula is a combination of a spoon rest …
(9)
1 ct
$6.99
Shop Now

5. Cora Individually Wrapped Bamboo Body Cloths

product image

Stay fresh and clean even on the go with these Cora Individually Wrapped Bamboo Body Cloths. These Cora body wipes are hypoallergenic, paraben-free, sulfate-free, alcohol-free, dye-free, Leaping Bunny–certified, and made with 100-percent bamboo cloth. Plus, they’re infused with coconut oil, lavender essential oil, aloe vera, chamomile water, and …

(110)
18 Count
$7.49
Shop Now

6. Grove Co. Tree-Free Tissue Travel Packs - 100% Bamboo

product image

100% tree-free facial tissues made from sustainable bamboo fibers in strong, absorbent 3-ply sheets. Plastic-free and crafted to be sustainably powerful for a healthy home and planet.

  • STRONG, ABSORBENT TISSUES
    Made of FSC-certified bamboo fibers, our 3-ply tree-free tissues are strong and absorbent enough for the biggest sneezes to the …
(127)
8 Travel Packs
$5.49
Shop Now

7. PATCH Bamboo Compostable Activated Charcoal Adhesive Bandages

product image

A cut above the rest, these PATCH Bamboo Compostable Activated Charcoal Adhesive Bandages are biodegradable, compostable, hypoallergenic, plastic-free, paraben-free, sulfate-free, triclosan-free, vegan, and never tested on animals. They’re made from 100% organic bamboo fiber, and the gauze is made with activated charcoal to help speed the healing …

(56)
25 Ct
$6.99
Shop Now

8. Grove Co. Bamboo Soap Saver

product image
Give your soap a boost! Show your Grove Hydrating Bar Soap some love with our 100% bamboo soap saver that keeps your bar high and dry. Designed to raise your soap off of counters, showers and tubs to allow soap to dry quickly and last longer.

Shop our full collection of Hydrating Bar Soaps here.

Dimensions: 4 inches x 3 inches x 0.7 inches

(409)
1 count
$5.99
Shop Now

9. Soapbox Bamboo Strength & Body Conditioner

product image
Bamboo extract will help bring strength and body back to your hair. Packed with silica, bamboo will boost the strength of your hair with routine washing. Bamboo extract is also highly acclaimed for its moisture retention ability. Locking-in moisture will help increase your hair’s elasticity and encourage body back in your locks.

For every Soapbox …
(26)
16 oz
$11.99
Shop Now

10. Cora Resealable Bamboo Body Cloths

product image

Freshen up even when you’re not feeling that fresh with these Cora Resealable Bamboo Body Cloths. These Cora body cloths come in a resealable package, so they’re super easy to use at home during that time of the month or even when your body just needs a little recharge. They’re made from 100-percent bamboo, and they’re hypoallergenic, …

(72)
30 Count
$7.49
Shop Now

11. The Humble Co. Adult Bamboo Toothbrush - Soft

product image
The original that took the world by storm.

Cleans just as well as a plastic toothbrush but made from mother earth’s best invention, bamboo. Equipped with the highest quality nylon bristles to ensure dentist-approved results, this iconic toothbrush has to date sold in excess of 35 million pieces.

(32)
1 count
$5.29
Shop Now

12. PATCH Aloe Vera Bamboo Bandages - Large Square & Rectangles

product image

When you need that little extra care, reach for a PATCH.

Made with 100% natural and super soft bamboo fibre, this hypoallergenic Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) is gentle on skin and hleps you get on with your adventures. This handy pack contains squares and rectangles for those larger wound areas, with an Aloe Vera enriched gauze.

Aloe …
(2)
5 large square bandages, 5 large rectangle bandages
$11.99
Shop Now

13. Bambu Serving Spoon

product image
Go green with a bambu® serving spoon.

This simple and elegant bamboo serving spoon is modern in design and made of USDA certified organic bamboo. Bamboo is a renewable resource and bambu® goes one step further by ensuring and certifying that our bamboo is grown and harvested and produced without any chemicals.

This serving spoon is perfect …
(4)
1 ct
$6.99
Shop Now

14. Bambu Essential Gardening Tool Set

product image
Bambu's Garden Tools have been tested and approved by avid gardeners. Designed to fit well in your hand, this set of 2 durable, all-natural gardening tools are made from FSC certified bamboo. No metals, no plastics, no lacquers. Made from nature, for nature.

Trowel

Use the trowel to break up earth, dig small holes, especially for planting and …
(0)
Set of 2
$14.99
Shop Now

15. DYPER Bamboo Diapers

product image

Picking out diapers for your new little one doesn’t have to be rocket science. Choosing these DYPER Sustainable Diapers is a no brainer. These eco-friendly diapers are better for your baby and better for the planet, too. They’re phthalate-free, lotion-free, PVS-fee, alcohol-free, latex-free, chlorine-free, and perfume-free, and they’re made with …

(0)
1 x Pack of Diapers
$17.99
Shop Now

16. Bambu Chopsticks

product image
Billions of disposable chopsticks are thrown away every year. Use reusable bamboo chopsticks instead!

bambu® reusable bamboo chopsticks come from an organic, renewable bamboo source, and are hand burnished to a naturally-smooth finish (splinter-free). Lightweight and sturdy, these go-anywhere eating utensils can handle more than fried noodles …
(10)
1 pair
$2.99
Shop Now

17. Full Circle Full Circle Clean Team Dustpan & Brush Set

product image

Meet your new favorite power couple. The Full Circle Clean Team Dustpan & Brush Set works like magic to eliminate those annoying dirt lines. You know the drill — you're going about your business, just trying to sweep up the debris on your floor. You keep inching the dustpan back little by little, only to discover a line of dirt that still …

(195)
1 Dust Pan
$20.99
Shop Now

18. Grove Co. Bamboo Charcoal Bag

product image

An activated bamboo charcoal bag designed to naturally purify air and eliminate odor and excess moisture. Available in 2 convenient sizes.

ABSORBS ODORS & MOISTURE
Our Bamboo Charcoal Bag is designed to powerfully eliminate odors and excess moisture without toxins or chemicals ⁠— naturally purifying the air in your home, car, office, bathrooms, …

(0)
1 Bag
$8.99
Shop Now

19. Bambu Veneerware Compostable 11" Plates

product image
These square disposable bamboo plates are an elegant and eco-friendly alternative to regular disposable dinnerware. Consider for your next special occasion. These plates are super durable, and won't bend or buckle under the weight of food.

bambu® square Veneerware® plates provide an upscale look to any wedding or special event. The Veneerware® …
(3)
Set of 8
$17.99
Shop Now

20. Ettitude Bamboo Waffle Hair Towel

product image

Upgrade to spa status with ettitude's luxuriously soft spa-like towels. Pamper your skin and hair with ettitude's exclusive, sustainable CleanBamboo™ waffle weave fabric. It's free from harmful chemicals and extra gentle on delicate skin

- Pre-washed and …

(9)
1 count
$39
Shop Now

FAQs

Are bamboo products good for the environment?

Yes, bamboo products are great for the environment. Unlike plastic, bamboo is a natural material that’s highly renewable, and it can biodegrade much faster than plastic, too. From eco-friendly alternatives such as bamboo cutting boards and bamboo toothbrushes (and even bamboo paper towels), high-quality bamboo substitutes are effective, cost-efficient, and products Grove is proud to offer.


Here are some other great reasons why bamboo is the planet’s dream come true:


  • Bamboo grows naturally and is pest-resistant, so it’s also chemical-free
  • Bamboo is also long-lasting and durable
  • Bamboo is much easier to recycle or compost than some other materials (particularly plastic)
  • Bamboo can actually get rid of certain toxins from soil as it grows
  • Not only does it emit oxygen four times more effectively than wood, but bamboo also grows much faster than hardwoods, too
  • Bamboo products help deforestation because bamboo isn’t uprooted like wood is during the harvesting process

Just remember when you’re doing your shopping and replenishing items in your home, you could say (in the case of bamboo products), the grass really is greener on the other side.


How should I dispose of bamboo products?

When it comes time to replace your favorite bamboo products, you may be wondering what’s the best way to dispose of them so you don’t create more waste — you know, the reason you swapped to bamboo products in the first place. Check out these key ways to say bye-bye to bamboo.


Bamboo-only products


If your product is made from bamboo and nothing else, you can compost it. For these items, you can break them down into smaller pieces and drop them into your own compost pile or even the soil in your garden. Keep in mind bamboo does take quite some time to compost down, so you may choose to take it to a commercial compost in your city or town instead.


Bamboo products that feature parts made from other materials


If your product features material other than bamboo — for example, a bamboo toothbrush — you can remove those materials (like the brush’s bristles) before you compost it or turn it in for composting.


Looking for a commercial composting center near you? No problem — there are a few ways you can find one. Here are a few options to try:


  • Call your local trash collector and ask if they provide this service
  • Call your city or town’s government office and ask for information
  • Post on local social media sites asking for recommendations

Should I reuse bamboo paper towels?

Here’s the coolest part about bamboo paper towels — they can be (and should be) reused. Our Seedling by Grove Tree-Free 2-Ply Paper Towels - 100% Bamboo can actually be reused for up to one week, which gives you so many more uses than regular paper towels. Just use ‘em, clean ‘em, and use ‘em again — it’s that simple.


You can either wash your bamboo paper towels by hand or in your washing machine, and then air dry them afterward. Handwashing and air drying will preserve your bamboo paper towels longer, giving you more for your money, too.


Other benefits for using bamboo paper towels is that they’re more durable, plus, they’re made without harsh chemicals like chlorine, which many traditional, white-colored paper towels have. They’re also great for the environment, which, to us, is the biggest bonus of all. By reusing bamboo paper towels in your home, you’ll help save so many trees.


What is Grove Collaborative?

At Grove, we take the guesswork out of which products are good for you and your home. Every product meets strict standards for being nontoxic, effective, sustainable, and cruelty-free. Once you find products you love, we ship to your home on a flexible, monthly schedule.


If you're ready to make the transition to natural cleaning, beauty, and household products, shop Grove Collaborative's natural products for the eco-friendly tools to tackle the job.

Notice to California Consumers: For your opt-out options, see: Do Not Sell My Personal Information