Join our collective of visionary designers who specialize in sustainably creating beautiful spaces

The Benefits of Access & Education

Becoming a member isn’t just checking a box. It’s a commitment to the future of your business and to the industry as a whole. By joining, you’re helping us make responsible design possible and setting a new sustainability standard for our creative process, from start to finish.

greenLIST Vendor Directory Access

Our interactive directory was specially designed to save you time during sourcing. When balancing multiple projects, most designers don’t have the bandwidth to research the sustainability measures of every vendor. Think of the greenLIST as your shortcut for making better design decisions, so you can focus on what matters most.

Continuing Education

As a member, you can take courses and earn credits anytime. Our self-serve educational experience is designed to be flexible with your schedule and enable anywhere learning.

Topics include sustainable sourcing, raw materials, manufacturing processes, environmental impacts, packaging waste, product life cycles, greenwashing & practical sustainability applications

Using the GreenLIST

The greenLIST is organized by category and ranked from highest to lowest. We update it every quarter, so it keeps getting better with time and enables you to make more informed design choices.

  1. Click into a category, like Fabrics or Hardware
  2. See the highest-ranking vendors
  3. Simply click to visit each manufacturer’s profile page
  4. From there, you can go directly to their website and keep your project moving
  5. Feel great about your selections; you deserve it!

Featured Categories

  • Appliances
  • Artwork, Decor & Mirrors
  • Cabinetry
  • Commercial Textiles
  • Custom Furniture
  • Fabrics
  • Hardware
  • Hardwood & Luxury Vinyl
  • Lighting
  • Millwork
  • Plumbing
  • Retailers
  • Solid Surface
  • Tile & Stone
  • Upholstery
  • Wallcoverings

Lesson Overview

Navigating Sustainable Sourcing

0.5CEU

This overview course empowers learners with the knowledge they need to identify whether a specific product meets sustainability criteria. Following this course, you will be able to clearly explain the concept of sustainable design and gain the confidence to ask questions that will lead to more sustainable selections.

Raw Goods and Materials

0.5CEU

Can you identify which raw goods and materials are harvested sustainably? Delve into the details of sustainable sourcing and the various collection methods for each material type. You’ll come away from this course with the ability to make healthier, more sustainable selections for all your interior design projects.

Manufacturing Processes and Environmental Considerations

1.0CEU

Learn about the manufacturing processes for the many different materials we specify as designers, from man-made to natural, from stone to glass, and everything in between. This course explores how to identify harmful manufacturing practices and what you should look for instead.

Packaging Waste and the Impact of Shipping

0.5CEU

This course examines waste at each stage in the product life cycle, from raw goods to shipping, installation and beyond. Key areas of focus include carbon emissions, transit considerations, material waste and overall energy consumption.

Sustainable Selection Based On Installation, Care, and Maintenance

0.5CEU

How often do you think about the long-term impact of your selections from a sustainability perspective? Sometimes the products we specify are sustainable, but the installation method isn’t. This course details vital considerations around installation, cleaning, care and long-term maintenance, so you can make safe, environmentally-friendly selections.

End of Product Life Cycle

0.5CEU

Circularity is essential. Following this course, you’ll understand how materials can be disposed of or repurposed in environmentally friendly ways. Gain valuable insights into evaluating furnishings for second-life use and diverting items away from landfills.

Third Party Ratings and How to Spot Greenwashing

1.0CEU

The lesson covers the various third party rating systems that manufacturers can earn for their products. While they are a good starting point, it’s still very important to ask the right questions and ensure all your products meet sustainability criteria.

How to Apply Sustainability Principles to Your Practice

In this comprehensive recap course, we’ll discuss how to put it all together. Designers will leave feeling empowered with trusted, actionable steps they can take right away. The result is real change as each small action adds up to industry-wide impact.

Share Your Commitment

Find like-minded manufacturers to help realize your vision

Drive Traffic To Your Site

On Member Monday, members get tagged in personal shoutouts on Instagram & LinkedIn with links to your page.

Show Off Your Badge

You’ll receive a membership badge you can use online and in marketing materials touting your status as a greenList Interior Designer.

Get Rewarded

To incentivize membership, we have an affiliate program that offers perks for any new members you bring into our network.

No matter what you need to get your project done, we’ve curated a trusted list of partners that share our collective passion for sustainability. 

Every manufacturer on the greenLIST is pre-vetted and given a score based on their sustainability successes. This list is ever-evolving and expertly curated to help you align your team with your project needs and professional values.

Membership Pricing

The current membership rate is $799 with annual dues ($169) collected yearly on your joining date. This cost covers all the benefits outlined above, as well as:

  • Access to our private community chat (WhatsApp)
  • Exclusive quarterly digital gatherings with manufacturers, green professionals and other industry experts shaping the future of sustainable design (Zoom)
  • Bi-monthly virtual member meetings where members can connect and support each other (Zoom)
  • In-person meetups at trade shows where you can meet other members (and say hi to me!)
  • Downloadable resources for you and your clients, like our Sustainable Care & Cleaning Guide

$799 Membership (initial payment)

$169 Annual Member Dues

What Do Annual Dues Cover?

Our greenLIST Vendor Directory is an ever changing document that we’re always updating. Your dues help us find, vet and verify new vendors, creating a more comprehensive resource for our industry and promoting a new standard of sustainability. Your ongoing membership also enables us to create robust designer resources, specialized guides, and helps fund our CEU applications.

As our vendor list and resource offerings grow over time, renewal dues may change, but with transparency at our core, we’ll always keep members updated on important changes.