Using second-hand furniture to be eco-friendly

If you are planning on refurbishing your business or home office, please spare a thought for our environment. Using second-hand furniture to be eco-friendly is a great way to reduce our carbon footprint and minimise the environmental damage we cause and offers a more ethical way of kitting out your office space without literally costing the earth.

Here at Diamond Office Furniture Ltd, we always have a wide selection of good quality, second-hand furniture available. All of our second-hand furniture is affordable, can be acquired quickly and delivered to you direct. No matter if you need desking systems, chairs, storage, reception or breakout area furniture, we can help.

Did you know that within Europe alone consumers buy approximately 10.5 million tonnes of furniture each year but only a fraction of this is ethically sourced? Repurposing and reusing second-hand furniture to be eco-friendly is such as positive step forward because office furniture, in the main, contains some variety of wood; this could be solid oak to less expensive chipboard or similar material.  

Reusing office second-hand furniture also means that we reduce the destruction of trees and environmental impact from the toxicity of some paints leaking when it comes into contact with water in landfill sites, creating yet another environmental hazard when they have been thrown away. Around 90% of all furniture ends up being incinerated or sent to landfill and the furniture industry is responsible for 30% of illegal timber traded worldwide resulting in the disappearance of animals and plants and speeding up climate change.

This is why using second-hand furniture to be eco-friendly is so important, giving furniture a new lease of life and preventing further environmental damage at the same time. We are more than happy to offer advice and help you source and purchase second-hand office furniture and dispose of your old furniture in a more ethical way.

Contact us today to talk to use about the ethical use of second-hand office furniture.

Second hand desking


Stock changes very quickly so please get in touch as soon as you see something you like

Second hand seating


Our prices are incredible – grab a bargain today.

Second hand storage


Quality products at realistic prices.

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