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Bamboo for Life

A sustainable, vegetal and biological wastewater treatment system

October 2020

Bamboo for Life

A sustainable, vegetal and biological wastewater treatment system

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date October 7, 2020
From France
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 5-6 - Market competition driving widespread deployment &/"Bankable" grade asset class

Bamboo for Life offers a new experience: Ecological Wastewater treatment plant using Bamboo while sequestrating CO2, cooling area in open spaces and producing biomass. It is possible to revolutionize the world of wastewater treatment by providing positive externalities such as the creation of bamboo biomass to curb the use of fossil energy and the reduction of CO2 pollution through sequestration. With its technology, Bamboo for Life delivers a solution to refresh the heart of cities by implanting cool islands, while bringing biodiversity and a return of nature into the city. It is an exciting human and technological adventure because it mimics the best of nature.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Produces up to 100 T/ha/year of biomass
  • Sequesters high quantity of CO2: Up to 60 T/ha/year
  • Refreshes area under 20°C
  • Generates O2: Up to 30% more than other trees

The Financial Benefits

  • Cheaper to install and to operate: 30% in average
  • Unlimited life time

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Company Profile


Bamboo For Life aims to design, finance and operate vegetal wastewater plants using bamboo. It's unique in the world.

Headquarters 13290 Aix-en-Provence, France
Type Startup or self-employed
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Networking Partner


#French #Water #Cluster. 250 members. Competitivenes. Innovation. International. #Occitanie #PACA

Solutions Associated 16
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Capenergies is a french competitiveness Cluster adressing the topic of the energy transition for sustainable territories.

Solutions Associated 14
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