The Circular Office
Metropolis Magazine|November/December 2019
Major manufacturers are exploring every avenue to close the loop on workplace furniture.
Sara Fernandez Cendon

The commercial property– remodeling industry in the United States is humming in a strong economy.

Annual revenue growth has reached nearly 9 percent in the past five years, according to an IBISWorld estimate.

This is great news for office workers getting the refresh they crave, but not good news for the planet. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates the volume of furniture sent to landfills rose from 7.6 million to 9.69 million tons between 2005 and 2015.

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