Bamboo still comes from asia doesn’t it ?
It grows in many places (including in our garden in London;)
This is from The Cheeky Panda Web site:
Our partnership with the World Land Trust means that we’re also 100% carbon neutral as we offset every stage of farming, production and shipping, protecting trees, plants and animals in the Vietnamese rainforests.
Still good point about the transportation costs though. A lot of good stuff is imported, like chocolate and coffee