OK, so we all thought it was just Panda food. Turns out that there are a lot more uses for bamboo than meets the eye. It seems it can be turned to, well, just about anything. Take a look - this may surprise you.
From the article
Bamboo is being used in a number of innovative ways. Both old and new which include of course food, building material, environmental uses, decorative and functional objects of everyday need. This material is multi-functional, fast-growing and renewable. If ever there was an environmental product that could call itself "green" it would have to be bamboo.