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Long Beach Unified School District Launches Reuse Program

FRS is pleased to announce a major new project with the Long Beach Unified School District. An estimated 200,000 pieces of furniture from over 2,700 classrooms will be placed via FRS’s network of charities and nonprofits.

Abundance of K-12 School Furniture Available

If your charitable mission involves helping children, then consider sponsoring a shipment of K-12 furniture from Furniture Reuse Solutions. This summer FRS has projects scheduled throughout the USA that will generate tens of thousands of pieces of good quality, gently used furniture.

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2021 – A Gratifying and Challenging Year

The past year has been both gratifying and challenging for Furniture Reuse Solutions. The growing variety of clients, projects, and charities led to many new opportunities.  Pandemic-induced logistic impediments made some of our projects especially tricky. But thanks to the effective collaboration among our partners, clients, and charitable recipients, we have many success stories to tell.

Waste News Worth Your While

According to the EPA, 57 million tons of durable goods waste is generated in the USA each year. Furniture waste accounts for 21% of that total. Unfortunately, 65% of total durable goods waste goes to the landfill.  Even more concerning is that 80% of furniture waste ends up in the landfill.