On Tuesday from 3-7pm, bambu will join Alima, Earthwell, Patagonia Provisions, and other Portland businesses for free beer and nibbles...
Online PR News – 28-November-2017 – Portland, Oregon – bambu®joins the Giving Tuesday global movement. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. It is an opportunity for individuals and businesses to donate time or money or products and services.
This year bambu joins up with other local Portland, Oregon businesses and 1% for the Planet members for an event at the new Patagonia store in Portland. On Tuesday from 3-7pm, bambu will join Alima, Earthwell, Patagonia Provisions, and other Portland businesses for free beer and nibbles and stocking stuffer shopping. bambu® is committing 10% of the sales on Giving Tuesday to Friends of the Columbia Gorge in this ‘Give Back to the Gorge’event at the Patagonia store on West Burnside Street in Portland, Oregon.
“Giving creates community, and it’s an honor to join with 1% for the Planet, Patagonia, and other Portland businesses to in this community event focused on local support,” says Jeff Delkin, owner and cofounder of bambu®. “Business has a responsibility and a role in helping protecting our land. The Columbia Gorge is a special place and we’re pleased to be able to offer our support,” adds Rachel Speth, bambu cofounder.
bambu® is a small global brand that 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 selling in more than 14 countries. The product range from bambu consists of kitchen utensils, bamboo utensils, bamboo plates, eco friendly cutlery, and bamboo flatware.
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. The core values of bambu®is a strong focus on social responsibility. The company promotes its mission of sustainability through partnerships with organizations focused on promoting and protecting a healthy planet including the 1% for the Planet, Conservation Alliance, Honey Bee Research Lab at Oregon State University, The Nature Conservancy, Plastic Pollution Coalition, and Environmental Defense Fund.