Recycling initiative provides learning environments with unused design materials enhancing student creativity and innovation


Toronto, September 18, 2018 – POI Business Interiors, a premium award-winning solutions provider of products and services that create connected workplace environments, today announced its partnership with Save A Sample!, a not-for-profit that works with the design community to redistribute unused brochures, fabrics and finish cards to student learning environments.


Save A Sample! Canada is three years in the making and takes place annually in the Fall following the commencement of classes. The program continues to grow in scope to fulfill the needs of fledgling design creatives looking for the latest materials with which to innovate. “We’re very excited to partner with POI to help designers and schools in the Toronto area,” said Suzanne Swift, President of, creator of the award-winning Virtual Library, and Save A Sample!’s founder. “POI brings logistical capacity and expertise in delivering these creative tools directly to design schools and the students who value them the most.”


Architectural and design firms have long partnered with POI, known for its customer-centric product applications, most notably from Steelcase, as well as its service excellence. “Save A Sample! gives the design community another reason to stay engaged with progressive learning centres, and POI is proud to help facilitate those connections,” said Avalon Backus, A&D Workplace Consultant at POI. “We’re hyper-focused on providing educators and students alike with solutions that enable progressive learning environments and enrich student experiences.


For more information visit Save A Sample! or contact POI today at 905-479-1123


About POI

POI Business Interiors is a privately held company that provides connected product and service solutions which boost performance, productivity, culture and well-being within corporate, healthcare, government and learning environments. As Canada’s largest contract furniture and service provider – representing Steelcase and over 200 furnishings solutions manufacturers – POI is committed to creating Environments and experiences that inspire.


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