Recycled Office Furniture
Recycling paper, glass, aluminum cans and other everyday products is now standard practice in homes and offices across America. But many consumers are unaware that office furniture is also a recyclable product. Think about it. The basic structure of most office furniture has a long life span. Instead of wearing out, it is often replaced because it has been depreciated completely and/or fabric colors and other elements are outdated over time. In the past, an office face-lift or a new color scheme meant old furnishings were given a life sentence in storage or doomed to the dumpster. Not any more.
bfi (Business Furniture, Inc.) can supply high quality pre-owned office furniture as an alternate when brand new can’t meet critical budget constraints. Our process diverts some of the pre-owned office furniture out of the solid waste stream and back into the marketplace. Furniture destined for a landfill is instead can look great and function "like new" again. Not only does quality pre-owned furniture look and perform similar to new furniture, there can be huge savings when comparing against a new furniture solution. bfi’s access to quality, used office furniture or Certified Pre-Owned office furniture offers an attractive alternative to purchasing new product. Whether you're buying Certified Pre-Owned, refurbished good quality as is manufactured office furniture, you can rest assured the solution will cost effective and environmentally conscience. .
What is Recycled Office Furniture
Recycled office furniture is a term often used for any post-consumer item that has been diverted out of the solid waste stream and back into the market with or without repairs. This includes Certified Pre-Owned, refurbished, and as-is office furniture.
Remanufactured Office Furniture
Certified Pre-Owned office furniture is recycled, taken out of service and has been completely overhauled. Products are completely disassembled, parts are inspected, cleaned, frames are painted, workstation work surfaces are repaired or completely replaced, new electrical and the reassembled and refinished to "like new" condition, and then returned to the marketplace through resale for sale. You can essentially design an office space with complete freedom just like buying new.
Refurbished Office Furniture
Refurbished office furniture is recycled office furniture that has had value added to the product by being "touched - up" or cosmetically improved and then returned to the market for sale.
Used Office Furniture
Reused or used," or "as-is" office furniture is recycled office furniture that has been returned to the market for sale without repair or improvement to its appearance.
Clients are frequently delighted at the options available when they address a quality Certified Pre-Owned, recycled, and remanufactured furniture. Instead of a pre-determined selection of colors, fabrics and finishes, remanufactured and refurbished office furniture allows you and your architect or designer to work with complete creative freedom. If you can envision it, bfi can make it happen... Redecorating or upgrading your office but keeping the existing furniture? It's easy for us to update your existing furniture to match any design and color scheme. Remanufactured furniture panels, work surfaces, file components offer an almost limitless range of colors, fabrics, finishes, and laminates...
bfi can also help you mix and match new and recycled furniture with your current furnishings to provide additional design options. Starting from scratch? No problem! You don't have to supply furniture to buy recycled furniture. We can work with your Team to help you make decisions on what will work and look the best and offer an array of viable options to meet your budget, and your taste.
We know that recycled office furniture can look as good as new, but what about cost? Office furniture is a major capital investment for most companies. Buying Certified Pre-Owned, and remanufactured office furniture generally offers a savings of 30 to 50 percent off the cost new furniture and quality pre-owned. “As is” savings generally are in the range of 70 to 80 percent