The OLA Bamboo family is made up of three young entrepreneurs who want to make a real difference for the planet. Everyone knows that plastic causes devastation to the environment — especially for marine life! The Internet and social media are full of heartbreaking photos that show the terrible effects that plastics have on nature. But what can we actually do to change things? This is where the idea came about.
To make a real difference, you need to start by taking small steps. Our journey began with the bamboo toothbrush, because toothbrushes are something that we all use in our daily lives, and which are (almost) always plastic. But we didn’t want to stop there! Tons of utilitarian objects are disposable and tremendously polluting. So we started making OLA Bamboo wooden utensils and bamboo straws. Tons and tons of plastic will thus avoid ending up in nature every year.
Our journey in this business has been full of surprises! You might have seen us on the CBC show Dans l’œil du Dragon (the Quebec version of Dragon’s Den) on May 22, 2017. That appearance really helped us get the word out about our eco-friendly toothbrushes. It also introduced us to our then soon-to-be partner, mentor, and friend: businesswoman Caroline Néron!
Working with Caroline Néron has inspired us to go further and push the boundaries. OLA Bamboo has been taking giant strides — and you’re part of the reason too! Thank you for believing in our products and taking these small steps… which will make a huge difference for the planet!
OLA Bamboo is more than a brand, it’s a lifestyle. Let’s reduce our environmental footprint together by eliminating plastic waste and planting trees! Because buying OLA Bamboo also means contributing to the planting of thousands of trees in Quebec through Compensation CO2.
Becoming eco-responsible takes a few simple steps and that’s what we propose. Join the OLA Bamboo journey!
Together, for an eco-friendly lifestyle!