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Check out the utensils, eyewear and dress - yes, dress - made with bamboo

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Eco-friendly cutlery Perfect for picnics, camping trips or meals at the cottage, To-Go Ware’s Bamboo Utensil Set is an eco-friendly alternative to plastic cutlery. The reusable set includes a stain-resistant bamboo fork, spoon, knife and chopsticks. The carrying case is made of recycled plastic bottles. $12.95 (U.S.); rei.com

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Sustainable eyewear With frames that are carved by hand from sustainably sourced bamboo, the Bogus by Proof comes with high-quality polycarbonate lenses that have UVA/UVB protection. Proceeds from every purchase support the company’s favourite causes, which include tree planting programs and eye clinics in India. From $95 (U.S.); iwantproof.com/Bogus

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A dress with versatility Dress for dinner or a day at the beach in Me to We’s Bali Bamboo Dress. Made from a blend of organic cotton, bamboo and spandex, the versatile garment can be worn in five different ways, including as an over-the-shoulder wrap. Fifty per cent of profits go to Canadian-based not-for-profit Free the Children. $79.99; metowestyle.com

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