We believe there is an inherent and profound connection between us and our environment. That’s why everything we do—from our manufacturing processes to our materials, our best practices to our products—measurably impacts the efforts of our Environmental Partners.
Climate Week NYC
Climate Week NYC is a cornerstone event in the international calendar that brings together influential global figures and new voices from the worlds of business, government and investors to lead the transition toward net zero emissions. The Climate Group launched Climate Week NYC in 2009, and has since acted as the secretariat. This year, Climate Week NYC takes place from September 19 -26, just eight weeks before what is set to be a pivotal US presidential election. The Opening Ceremony, hosted by The Climate Group, will focus on US leadership and gather decision makers from business and government to demonstrate how continued investment in innovation, technology and clean energy will drive profitability can create prosperous net zero emissions economies and thriving communities. Climate Week NYC is also the collaborative space for climate events in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Saving the Bay through restoration, advocacy, education, and litigation. CBF works to improve the quality of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, aiming for clear water, free of damage from toxic contaminants, and with healthy oxygen levels.
We are proud to partner with American Forests, the oldest national nonprofit conservation organization in the country, for a joint commitment to restore and protect forests and mitigate climate change. With every Bambeco purchase, American Forests will plant a tree.
Forest Stewardship Council®
Forest Stewardship Council® is a global organization dedicated to the promotion of responsible forest management worldwide. It facilitates the development of standards, ensures monitoring of certified operations, and works to protect the FSC trademark so consumers can make informed choices and choose products that come from well managed forests. Look for FSC® certified products throughout bambeco.com.
Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the world's leading processing standard for organic textiles and fibers, including environmental and social criteria, backed by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain.
STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®
The STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is the global benchmark for textile products that are tested for hazardous chemicals. Developed in 1992, the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® tests and verifies that certified products are free from harmful levels of more than 300 concerning substances. The precondition for the certification of products in accordance with the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is that all parts of an article meet the required criteria. For example, in addition to the outer fabric, sewing thread, inserts, etc., as well as non-textile accessories such as buttons, zip fasteners, rivets etc., must meet the required criteria.
Whole Planet Foundation
Born out of Whole Foods Market’s desire to give something back to those who have helped them succeed, Whole Planet Foundation provides grants to micro finance institutions in Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Middle East, who in turn develop and offer micro enterprise loan programs, training and financial services to the self-employed poor.
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is the leading organization working to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Together with its more than 1 million members and 550 scientists, the Conservancy has protected 120 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide.
Oceana campaigns to protect and restore the world's oceans. Our teams of marine scientists, economists, lawyers and advocates win specific and concrete policy changes to reduce pollution and to prevent the irreversible collapse of fish populations, marine mammals and other sea life.
Blue Water Baltimore
Blue Water Baltimore works towards a future when our neighborhood streams are safe for fishing and swimming and a clean harbor is the pride of our city.
South River Federation
Part of the Riverkeepers program, the South River Association acts to protect, preserve, restore, and celebrate the South River and its interdependent living community.
Climate Ride promotes the bicycle as a viable, carbon-free, healthy and fun method of transportation. The group creates events to inspire and empower citizens to work toward a new energy future and to increase awareness of the climate crisis, renewable energy, and green jobs.
Recyclebank rewards you for taking green action. Their mission is to motivate individuals and communities to realize a world in which nothing is wasted—changing how people view their role in creating a sustainable future.
Bike To Work Day
The League of American Bicyclists promotes bicycling for fun, fitness & transportation. We are working to build a bicycle-friendly America! Bambeco works directly with Bike 2 Work Central Maryland to promote bicycle commuting.
Bambeco is planting a tree with Eco-Libris for every book purchased on the website. Buyers will also receive Eco-Libris sticker ("One tree planted for this book") with every book they purchase.
SustainLane is an online community where you can connect with local people interested in living healthy lives on a green planet.
EcoBonus is a rewards program to encourage consumers to choose environmentally preferable products and live eco-conscious lifestyles.