Long Beach Unified School District Completes First Phase of Furniture Reuse Project
Furniture Reuse Solutions is pleased to announce the successful completion of the first phase of a major project with the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD). The project entails repurposing unneeded surplus K-12 furniture by donating it to charitable organizations in the US and around the world.
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.
What to Expect in a K-12 Furniture Shipment
A variety of furniture can be found in K-12 schools. A typical inventory consists primarily of classroom furniture. Projects also
Furniture Decommission Decision Model Part 3 of 3
In the previous section, Part 2, costs and benefits were analyzed for the various options described in Part 1. In this section we take the analysis one step further by considering project risks and potential consequences.
Decomm Decision Model – Part 2 of 3
As seen in Part 1, each of the disposition options has two or more associated costs. In this section, we look at two sample analyses calculated with industry standard costs and revenue. Project management costs are roughly equivalent for each option and will not be considered in this model.
San Diego State University
San Diego State University is committed to sustainable practices that not only help the environment but also benefit the community at large. Chapultepec Hall underwent refurbishment during the summer of 2022. All of the furniture in the dormitory rooms was replaced, resulting in nearly three thousand surplus items.
Corporate Reuse Projects from Coast to Coast
An American multinational corporation is deploying a new furniture standard throughout their North American facilities. As a result, thousands of usable furniture items become unneeded surplus. Working with FRS, the company formed a program for charitable reuse that is centrally managed yet can be implemented in multiple US locations.
California School District Repurposes Furniture
A California school district had major bond construction projects in 2020 and 2021. Part of their facilities modernization plan included a new standard of furnishings, which resulted in thousands of decommissioned furniture items.