London hopes to repair landfill problem with new re-use centre

BusinessGreen staff

Charity Furnish aims to refresh old office furniture and household goods in waste reduction drive

Businesses are being urged to think again before chucking out old furniture and equipment, as a new £1m re-use centre opens in West London today with the goal of salvaging tonnes of unwanted goods...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech development
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guide
  • Access to our new BusinessGreen intelligence service, providing you with
  • > Exclusive in-depth case studies
  • > Policy briefings, white papers and reports on market trends that are shaping the direction of the net zero transition
  • Our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Online and interactive meetings with BusinessGreen’s editors to discuss the crucial stories and trends from the past month

Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial.

Join nowTry 7 day trial


Already a BusinessGreen member?


More on Recycling

Credit: IKEA

Cushy job: IKEA launches customer mattress recycling service

Retail giant teams up with The Furniture Recycling Group to enable customers to book collection of their old mattresses for just £40 an item

Michael Holder
clock 22 November 2023 • 3 min read
Rather than randomly assigning takeback locations on a nationwide basis,  Crocs picked 10 states that represent a cross-section of attitudes about climate change / Credit: Crocs

Crocs wants your old shoes back - Here's what it plans to do with them

Shoemaker Crocs wants to keep old shoes out of landfills and reclaim materials that could be used in new products

Heather Clancy,
clock 17 November 2023 • 4 min read
Solving Africa's plastic waste challenge: The new business models needed for sustainable change

Solving Africa's plastic waste challenge: The new business models needed for sustainable change

Partner Content: Solving the challenge requires innovative thinkers and committed partners to overcome the barriers to change - and fast - according to Dow's Marco ten Bruggencate

Marco ten Bruggencate, Dow
clock 14 November 2023 • 8 min read