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SustainAbility 2010 - score: level 3 - product 4

NYIGF_LogoTAG_542The New York International Gift Show kicks off this week at The Javits Center in New York. The company is showcasing the brands's 2010 collection of products at its specially designed booth.

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The booth we created is made from FSC-certified wood and soy-based adhesives. It is a natural fit with our brand. booth sign

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bambu has also been selected for the curated SustainAbility Exhibition. The only company to have, not one, but four new products featured in this exhibition.

The 4 Products selected are:
1. Hybrid Series - Cork & Spork
2. Reclaimed Coconut
3. Bamboo DeLights tea candles
4. Bambu KIDS - Baby Bowl and Feeding Spoon

'Degrees of Sustainability' is debuting at this year's exhibition. Criteria for environmentally friendly and socially responsible products and production methods has been established in a three-tiered ranking system.

bambu is among seven companies out of 220 that have earned the highest Sustainability3 rating.

Sustainability¹ - products which are manufactured or constructed with only recycled, recyclable and/or sustainable materials; and with “zero tolerance” for VOC; lead (for baby, children and food related products); aniline dyes, formaldehyde and chlorine (for textiles); and PVC, without recommendations for use and disposal.

Sustainability² – products meeting the criteria above, plus use of environmentally friendly product processes, such as renewable or alternative sources of energy in production, including wind, sun and alternative fuels.

Sustanability³ – products meeting the above criteria, plus adherence to socially-responsible business practices and/or Fair Trade products made by indigenous peoples which create viable, sustainable trades and markets in poverty-stricken and needy communities worldwide and donation of percentages of sales to not-for-profit organizations.

We are delighted to be recognized among the top ranking of responsible brands. The show continues through Wednesday, February 4th.

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