Keeping Old Furniture Out of Landfills

Keeping Old Furniture Out of Landfills

Whether for remodeling an entire building or simply refreshing the lobby, most companies buy new furniture about every 10 years. In an effort to attract and retain tenants or satisfy employees, facility managers often are under pressure to incorporate the latest workplace trends and curate inviting and productive environments.

While remodeling is exciting for all stakeholders, these projects can be challenging when a commitment to environmentally sound practices are part of the equation. A consideration to reuse, repurpose, or recycle existing furniture can help an organization adhere to sustainability guidelines that may exist for the project and the organization overall.

Read more in Christopher K. M. Leach’s recent article in Facility Executive magazine.

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