PBD has been ‘green’ for over 25 years!
Philanthropy By Design (PBD) is an award-winning 501(c)(3) organization of design industry professionals who volunteer their talents to renovate the interior environments of community service organizations. PBD’s pro bono work benefits thousands of underserved Bay Area residents; … [Read More...]
With the plethora of sustainable products available (and multiplying daily), a number of organizations qualify products as “green”. We want to take the gray area out of these definitions by providing you … [Read More...]
"I believe in making the most of my hands, therefore I weave, knit or embroider. Being able to touch is very important to me and I love tactile items. I always encourage people to touch my work. I intertwine my energy of … [Read More...]
Q: I’ve heard people talking about Low VOC paint and how it’s better for us. And now I’m noticing people talking about VOC’s in lots of building and design products. What exactly is a VOC? Is it just an unpleasant … [Read More...]
The PBD Board decided as the first product to “GreenTrack“, we would trace back an item that is near and dear to our hearts……….the Steelcase table that we have used for all of our meetings. It has served us … [Read More...]
A video made by Board Member Joelene Enns highlighting PBD's mission and the social benefits of sustainable design. It features a warehouse facility tour of our sustaining partner Service West and one of our recent projects at … [Read More...]
I wanted to share an important video that illustrates how crucial PBD’s work in diverting furnishings from landfill really is. Watch The Story of Stuff.
The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of … [Read More...]