Event Series Climate Emergency Week

Million Dollar Milestone: Celebrating the Furniture Reuse Program

Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) 2260 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

UBC has saved an amazing $1,000,000 in furniture purchasing costs through its Furniture Reuse Program. A small-but-mighty idea to re-home furniture destined for disposal kick-started a sustainability success story right here on campus. By reusing what is already made (instead of buying new) we can lower purchasing costs while significantly reducing our environmental impact through […]