Our Impact

Long Beach Unified School District Launches Reuse Program

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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Auditorium Seating from a Santa Monica School Repurposed in Honduras

Santa Monica – Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) donated more than 500 auditorium armchairs for charitable reuse in Honduras.

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.

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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.

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Surplus in the Time of COVID

The ongoing pandemic has disrupted supply chains and markets, causing dire shortages of some products and surpluses of others.  If you are involved in furniture management, you may be facing the increasingly common dilemma of planning deployment and decommission when the future of your workspaces is uncertain.

Corporate Reuse Projects from Coast to Coast

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.

University Reuse Project

When a university in southern California chose to consolidate certain facilities, 1,264 pieces of furniture, appliances, and even pianos were no longer needed.