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A Shocking Number of Power Strips!

When a corporation was refurbishing multiple office buildings, they stripped everything down to the floorboards.  This resulted in about 12,000 power strips that were no longer needed.  Already plugged into the FRS reuse program, the client offered up these quality items. 

FRS Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

[Carlsbad, CA]—April 21, 2021—Furniture Reuse Solutions, a business specializing in sustainability services, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council – West, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Furniture Arrives in Jordan

Jordan faces an extreme refugee situation, with the influx putting a strain on their healthcare infrastructure.  Working with FRS, Helping Hand for Relief and Development, an international humanitarian organization, sponsored shipments of furniture from California to Al Bashir Hospitals in Amman, Jordan. 

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One Man’s Trashcan is Another Man’s Treasure

This is an unusual story that we do not want to be relegated to the dustbin of reuse history.  Imagine for the moment that you are a warehouse manager for a large corporation.  Major refurbishment projects on your campus resulted in 16,000 surplus wastebaskets sent to the warehouse. 

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Real Furniture for Virtual Classrooms

A large university in the San Francisco Bay Area had an inventory of special AV carts that were no longer needed.  They contacted Furniture Reuse Solutions (FRS) for a sustainable way to redeploy these items in the community and divert them from the landfill.