bambu® Joins The Conservation Alliance
Bend, Ore., (May 2, 2017) — The Conservation Alliance today welcomes bambu® Outdoor as its newest member. bambu Outdoor provides outdoor enthusiasts with hand finished cooking and eating accessories made from nature.
“We are on a continual quest to provide people with natural alternatives to plastic,” said Jeff Delkin, president and cofounder of bambu Outdoor. “Our organic and sustainably produced products stand alone in the homewares category. We are excited to introduce our brand to the outdoor community.”
This new partnership will continue to help support and bolster The Conservation Alliance’s efforts to fund conservation organizations working to protect North America’s last wild spaces. Though the support of Conservation Alliance member companies, the organization has helped protect 50 million acres, 2,991 river miles, removed or halted 29 dams, purchased 12 climbing areas and designated five marine reserves.
“We are proud and honored to welcome bambu Outdoor into The Conservation Alliance,” said John Sterling, executive director of The Conservation Alliance. “bambu Outdoor’s commitment to the environment and social responsibility will play an important role in the outdoor industry’s collective commitment to preserving the environment.”
About The Conservation Alliance:
The Conservation Alliance is an organization of like-minded businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots environmental organizations and their efforts to protect wild places where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. Alliance funds have played a key role in protecting rivers, trails, wildlands and climbing areas. Membership in the Alliance is open to all companies who care about protecting our most threatened wild places for habitat and outdoor recreation. Since its inception in 1989, The Conservation Alliance has contributed more than $18 million, awarded 552 grants, helped to protect more than 50 million acres of wildlands; protect 2,991 miles of rivers; stop or remove 29 dams; designate five marine reserves; and purchase 12 climbing areas. For complete information on The Conservation Alliance, see: www.conservationalliance.com.
bambu designs and makes award-winning products for the home and outdoors created from renewable and organic resources such as bamboo, cork, hemp and organic cotton. bambu will be a first-time exhibitor at OR Summer 2017 showcasing its product lineup at the curated Venture Out section. bambu is a member of Green America and has earned the highest standard Gold Level distinction from the Green Business. Many bambu branded products are organic certified by Ceres and USDA Biobased-certified. bambu has a strong focus on social responsibility and promotes its mission of sustainability through partnerships with organizations focused on promoting and protecting a healthy planet including the Honey Bee Research Lab at Oregon State University, The Nature Conservancy, Plastic Pollution Coalition, and Environmental Defense Fund.