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Would You Try These Office Furniture Hacks?

April 16, 2014 by admin

While carving up and modifying office furniture at work is frowned upon, there’s nothing stopping you from experimenting with some home office furniture hacks. Here’s a roundup of some of the ways hackers are adding electronic relevance to everyday desks and task chairs. USB Hub – Office Makeover Edition From John Edgar Park comes this […]

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Where Do You Get Your Used Office Furniture?

March 12, 2013 by admin

One of the things we love about dealing in used office furniture is the opportunity to work with small business owners and save them money. But sometimes, entrepreneurs strike out on their own to salvage items they can use in the office. From the Huffington Post comes an interview with Laura Zander (founder of Jimmy […]

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State Offloading Furniture by the Ton

August 16, 2012 by admin

Vermont is perhaps best known in the rest of the US for the production and sale of maple syrup. But there are other sweet deals you can get in this state if you pay attention. The state recently cleared out its Waterbury State Office Complex in preparation for a renovation project. In the process, more […]

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Show Earth Some Love with Recycled Office Furniture

July 27, 2012 by admin

The U.S. Green Building Council knows that buying refurbished office furniture is good for the environment. That’s why this kind of purchase can contribute to LEED points when you are outfitting a new or remodeled office. Here are a few facts and statistics that reveal just how much of a difference recycling office furniture can […]

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Could Reusing Office Furniture Cost More Than Buying New?

January 21, 2012 by admin

That’s the argument some Canadian bureaucrats made when deciding that a new office should be outfitted with a new suite of office furniture instead of using existing furniture from the old office. The alleged cost of storing the old office furniture during the renovation and then prepping it for use in the new environment was […]

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Pros and Cons of Office Furniture Auctions

January 20, 2012 by admin

Are you considering buying or selling used office furniture at an auction? Here are some pros and cons to think about: If You Are Selling On the up side, you could demand a high price if you find just the right buyer at just the right time or if your used furniture is a brand […]

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We’ve Got Food Banks – Why Not Furniture Banks?

October 15, 2011 by admin

It’s always heartwarming to hear stories about how companies can leverage their own particular influence to make a difference. Office Movers CEO, John Kane, has figured out a way to keep the planet green while ensuring that nonprofit organizations have the equipment they need to furnish administrative offices. Kane diverts unwanted office furniture from the […]

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Are You Paying Too Much For Office Furniture Storage?

September 24, 2011 by admin

The IRS is. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Treasury Department has reprimanded the Internal Revenue Service for stockpiling office furniture. The agency has been hoarding desks and chairs like they were last year’s tax returns. Approximately 20,000 pieces have been in storage for the last year and a half without being so much […]

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Death Of An Office Furniture Salesman?

September 23, 2011 by admin

Two west coast used office furniture stores closed this year (Office Exchange and Altman Office Furniture). With a total of 65 years in business between them, both companies had weathered ups and downs in the economy before. However, the current deep, prolonged recession dried up the customer base in Eugene, OR and left both businesses […]

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‘Bike New York’ Seeks Secondhand Office Furniture

June 8, 2011 by admin

Secondhand office furniture isn’t just a popular choice for companies that need to save money. It’s also becoming a fashionable option for organizations that want to gain a reputation for making sustainable choices. That’s why non-profit Bike New York recently turned to EthoSource to furnish its NYC offices. The decision to use pre-owned office furniture […]

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