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Resirculation in office furniture – a growing market

In a world where sustainability and circular economy are becoming increasingly important, the office furniture industry faces an exciting future. Post-Covid, we are seeing fewer permanent office workplaces overall, but at the same time, more initiatives for more innovative and attractive office solutions. Increasing environmental awareness among consumers, a shift towards new business models such as subscription services, public regulations, and greater cost pressures make the circular economy interesting for office furniture.

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What You Need to Know About the Benefits and Challenges of Reusing Office Furniture

Over 140,000 tons of office furniture are discarded in Norway each year, with a value of NOK 400 – 500 million. These are enormous figures that present great opportunities if we exploit the potential of the circular economy. In this article, we will take a closer look at the benefits and challenges of reusing office furniture.

We had a conversation with Lars Erik Sikkeland, the CEO of RE:intenvar, about the opportunities and challenges in recycling office furniture. His assessments have been used in this article.