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Lizette studied at Stellenbosch University in South Africa where she completed a Bachelor of Science Degree. In 1991 Lizette obtained her ATI (Associate to the Textile Institute) In Manchester UK, and in 2003 Lizette graduated at Henley Business School in the UK where she completed her general MBA. Over the past 29 years Lizette has worked for and made valuable contributions to Woolworths, Nike and Next Sourcing Limited which allowed Lizette to develop extensive networks and exclusive lifestyle products including garments that are of the highest quality. Innovasians are involved in the raw materials and own the supply chain of their products. Through 'Added Value ' the product range is unique. Lizette is CEO of this unique company and has managed to obtain a blue chip customer base.
Bamboo is a sustainable part of sustainable living
September 18, 2012

Where it comes from?
Originally, the World Bamboo Day was declared by the Thai Royal Forest Department on 18 September 2009 in Bangkok, during the 8th World Bamboo Congress held at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel. Over 350 participants, from more than 41 countries, attended the 8th World Bamboo Congress in Thailand.
To celebrate World Bamboo Day, a ceremonial bamboo planting took place nearby Bangkok, where a representative from each country had the honour to plant a bamboo seedling as a symbolic gesture of our mission.
Why Bamboo?
Bamboo is a group of perennial evergreen (except for certain temperate species) plants in the true grass family and giant bamboos are the largest members of the grass family.
It is the Fastest growing plant in the world, as it can grows up to 1m each day. Therefore, it is considerate as a “renewable material”. Bamboo can grows almost everywhere in the world. Even though, there are about 1200 species in...

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