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Get Productive with a Used Electric Adjustable Desk

Friday, October 2, 2020

Whether working from home or back in the office, sitting in a stationary position all day is not good for your health or productivity. It isn’t often possible to take regular breaks, but a height adjustable office desk can provide the solution. What are the Benefits of Sit / Stand Desks? Our bodies are designed to move. Regularly changing position and using different muscles helps to circulate oxygen around our bodies, retains flexibility, benefits our posture and keeps us alert. When we remain seated for prolonged periods, our posture, energy levels and concentration slump. We get stiff, with [...] read more

Secure Storage with Used Office Cabinets

Friday, October 2, 2020

The idea of a paperless office is not realistic in many organisations. Even with the advantages of digital documents, many companies like to keep physical records of important data. To protect business information and comply with GDPR, these documents must be kept in lockable filing cabinets. Not Quite a Paperless Office Technology has made it possible for companies to create and store any document online. This makes it straightforward for remote working employees to access paperwork. It becomes simple to share information via email and it reduces the operating costs associated with printing and paper supplies. Despite the [...] read more

COVID-19 RISK ASSESSMENT

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

CLEAR ENVIRONMENT (OFFICE CLEARANCE) LTD AND RECYCLED BUSINESS FURNITURE LTD COVID-19 RISK ASSESSMENT Compiled 14/05/20 Reviewed 18/05/20, 09/09/20 Issued 18/05/20, 10/09/20 Version 2 Introduction Everyone needs to assess and manage the risks of COVID-19. As an employer, we have a legal responsibility to protect workers and others from risk to their health and safety. This means we need to think about the risks they face and do everything reasonably practicable to minimise them, recognising you cannot completely eliminate the risk of COVID-19. Clear Environment Ltd and Recycled Business Furniture Ltd have continued to trade throughout the Lockdown period, [...] read more

Where can I Buy Recycled Chairs?

Friday, May 22, 2020

Do you usually arrive at work, head to your desk, sit down in your chair and log on without a second thought? Things have changed. We’ve been forced to adapt workspaces, work patterns and processes to reduce potential risks to our health. Never before have so many businesses been focused on their office furniture and interior layout. Many businesses have fast-tracked work from home options. Technology has made this a viable option for years, yet it took a pandemic to make it happen. As business owners realise that home working is viable, it could spell change. Are you [...] read more

Redesign with Used Office Reception Furniture

Friday, May 22, 2020

In many companies, the first port of call for staff, customers and deliveries is the reception area. Get things off on the right foot by making sure that your business delivers a strong and welcoming first impression.   The reception area (and the employees working in it) must portray the right image. You can add the wow factor by including branding, colour and personality, yet the priority should be to keep the area clean and uncluttered. In light of the pandemic, these core essentials are now even more imperative. When designing a reception area, pay attention to lighting, [...] read more

Health Tips for Home Working in the Covid-19 Outbreak

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The roads are quiet, the schools are closing and health authorities are advising social distancing and self-isolation. The Coronavirus is having unprecedented effects on us all. As we try to retain some sense of normality as confirmed cases rise, the current circumstances mean that many office workers will now be advised to stay at home. If you have no prior experience of being home-based, it can take a little adjustment. Recycled Business Furniture has collaborated with freelance workers to gather tips on being productive when working from home. Creating a Home Office The first step is to ensure that [...] read more

Recycled Office Furniture Helps us Work from Home

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The current concerns over the spread of Coronavirus mean that social distancing is advised. The Government has urged businesses to consider the option of home-based working where possible. Are you in this situation? Many office workers are supplied with laptops and work mobiles. This makes it viable for employees to stay at home. With cloud storage and business software, it is still possible to manage projects, maintain customer service and plan the business strategy. Technology can be incredibly useful, however, to remain productive, you may also need to create a suitable workspace. A place where you can operate effectively [...] read more

Is Buying Used Office Furniture Cost-Effective?

Monday, January 27, 2020

When moving into a new Luton office or adding office furniture as the company expands, the budget may be limited. Pre-owned office furniture is going to be cheaper to buy than new, but does it offer long term value? We explore the value of cheap used office furniture. Office Furniture and Employee Productivity Selecting ergonomic task chairs and workstations can make a significant impact on the health and productivity of your workforce. Our bodies are not designed to sit for long periods and we can suffer from back pain, headaches and fatigue by the end of a working day. [...] read more

Boost London Recycling with Used Office Furniture

Monday, January 27, 2020

We all know that businesses have to take greater responsibility for reusing and recycling waste. It is not always easy to know what can be recycled. A recent address from the London Assembly Green Party highlights the issue for London offices and households. Their research identified that what can be recycled varies considerably from one borough to the next. What is clear is that you cannot always rely on local roadside collections for efficient recycling. What you need is a company committed to sending nothing to landfill. If your London business is preparing to upgrade your office interior, [...] read more

Trends in the market for October

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The second-hand furniture market is a dynamic one. Companies are continually shedding furniture (perhaps because of refits or insolvency), which opens up opportunities for other organisations to grab a bargain. This October, the situation is no different. We’ve seen a plethora of new second-hand office furniture hit the market, much of it at bargain-basement prices. Recycled Business Furniture (RBF) is a firm that’s committed to providing business customers with the latest second-hand furniture that comes through its doors every month. In October, we’ve seen an explosion in the number of items available with some clear trends emerging. Take [...] read more

Top 10 Tips for Buying Second Hand Office Furniture

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Buying second-hand furniture for your workplace can reduce your costs, enhance your eco credentials and enable you to create a bespoke working environment. To get the most from second hand office furniture, check out our top 10 tips now… 1. Plan your interior design with second hand office furniture When people are buying second hand office chairs or used office desks, they sometimes panic buy and purchase what’s available at the time. However, there is plenty of variety in the used furniture market, so there’s no need to rush your purchase. Plan your interior design in advance and [...] read more

How Much do Used Office Chairs Cost?

Monday, September 30, 2019

Equipping a workspace can be costly, with good quality, office chairs setting you back around £500 apiece. The alternatives options are to either buy budget range office chairs or consider recycled office chairs which can easily half your bill. Top of the range office chairs are designed to provide years of ergonomic comfort. They are built to last, so the fact that they are pre-owned does not mean that you are getting an inferior product. In fact, recycled office chairs can be of a far superior quality than new, budget options. If you visit a reputable used office [...] read more

What are the Benefits of Buying Used Office Desks?

Friday, September 27, 2019

In an environmentally-conscious world, we are all giving more thought to product reuse. With companies offering used office furniture for sale, is this a good way to fit out your workplace? Wrap data suggests that around 200,000 pre-owned office desks are reused every year in the UK. This helps to prevent an estimated 3,600 tonnes of CO2 from entering the atmosphere, as well as stopping perfectly good items ending up as landfill. Investing in second-hand office desks also saves UK businesses approximately £8.2 million in comparison to buying new. This data provides clear evidence of the environmental and [...] read more

Employee Well-being at heart of Uxbridge Business Development

Monday, May 20, 2019

Back in 2017, plans were approved to boost the local economy of Uxbridge. £2.5million is being invested to improve the district, making it a more attractive place to live and work. One of the main developments is Uxbridge Business Park. This is designed to provide a complete work environment. Beyond adaptable office space, the buildings are surrounded by landscaped outdoor space where employees can relax, eat lunch or even take part in exercise classes. This focus on employee well-being is part of a widespread shift towards attracting and retaining talent. Modern businesses understand that by investing in the [...] read more

How Used Office Chairs Could Enhance your London Office

Friday, May 17, 2019

Personalisation is at the forefront of current marketing and customer service strategies and it should also form the foundation of your office interior design. We explore how personalisation with colour, pre-owned furniture and acoustic features can enhance the potential of your team. For years, the design of office interiors has focused on fitting as many people into the space as possible. Fortunately, things have now shifted to a more staff-centric approach. Evidence suggests that when employees are provided with a pleasant work environment, motivation, energy levels and productivity are increased. In addition, a personalised workspace helps to promote [...] read more

Protect the Environment with Recycled Business Furniture

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Environmental protestors causing disruption in the capital and children walking out of school to protest; it is clear that concerns are growing about our global impact. The challenge may seem insurmountable, but we can all make changes to collectively make a difference. Recycled Business Furniture is playing a part in saving perfectly good used office furniture from ending up in landfill. The question is would you consider buying high-quality, used office desks, chairs and reception seating for your next office refit? What Puts People Off Buying Second-Hand Office Furniture? We all love to grab a bargain, but there [...] read more

When is it Time to Replace Office Chairs?

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

In many work environments, office chairs are in use for 40+ hours a week. With that much use, we cannot expect them to last a lifetime, but when is it time for an upgrade? The average lifespan of an office chair is 7-8 years, but this will be dependent on the make and the frequency of use. If you opted for cheap office chairs, they could start to feel uncomfortable within a year or two. Five Ways to Tell if it is Time to Replace your Office Chairs The telling signs are: Your employees are fidgeting and regularly [...] read more

Top Location for your Head Office

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

As a supplier of pre-owned office furniture, we deliver to industrial estates, town centres and business hubs across the South East. It got us thinking, is London still the dream location or is there a rival for the top spot? If you are looking to set up an office in the South East, a favourable location must include affordable rent, good transport links and a skilled local workforce. With this in mind, we sat on our quality second-hand chairs and undertook some research. It seems that whilst London still has a considerable draw, the cost of renting both [...] read more

Office Furniture Trends 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Scandinavian style has driven clothing, lifestyle, food and interior design trends for several years, so if we are keen to understand the office furniture trends for 2019, the Stockholm Furniture Fair is a great place to start. Held in the Swedish capital in February, there were two leading factors which influenced office furniture design; privacy and well-being. If you have a passion for bringing colour into the workplace, the trend for 2019 is inspired by autumn; think deep red and rusty orange. Considering Privacy in Office Furniture Design Open plan offices have modernised workplace interiors and encouraged greater [...] read more

Save Money with Used Office Chairs

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Ergonomic design, quality materials and precision finish are not going to come cheap, but if cost is a deciding factor, buying used office chairs is the ideal solution. As the local supplier of used office chairs for businesses, Recycled Business Furniture has helped hundreds of start-up companies and SME’s to get great value for money. From Reading to Luton, Oxford to Milton Keynes, workers are benefitting from our quality office furniture. We are not talking about filling your work-space with a random collection of odds and ends. Tell us what you are looking for and the quantity required [...] read more

Used Office Chairs for Freelancers

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Working from home has become a viable option for employees and freelancers. Used office chairs and desks, along with laptops and phones can be all it takes to equip an increasing percentage of the workforce. Growing Popularity of Home Working It’s hard to believe that flexible working only became a statutory right for employees in 2012. Even then, it was only applicable to parents of children under 16. Cloud storage, advancing telecom systems and the rise of the Gig economy have all had an impact, with flexible working becoming a viable option for many individuals. According to the [...] read more

Tips to cut Start-up Costs for Micro-businesses

Monday, January 28, 2019

Is 2019 the year when you begin your new enterprise? These tips could help you get your off to a great start. The UK is dominated by Micro-businesses (those employing less than 10 people). According to the House of Commons Business Statistics Briefing Paper, published in December 2018, a staggering 96% of UK companies are Micro-businesses. Starting up in business does involve an element of risk, but it could also open up a wealth of exciting opportunities. The first two years are notoriously challenging, but our tips could help you get things off on the right foot. Seek [...] read more

Recycling: Office Furniture Clearance

Monday, January 28, 2019

Buckinghamshire Recycling Centres hit the headlines in January. Councillors agreed to the closure of the Bledlow Ridge site, near High Wycombe in a bid to cut costs. Other Buckinghamshire recycling centres in Burnham, Chesham and Aylesbury will be closed on two days per week and Buckinghamshire County Council are reviewing charges for commercial waste. If you are a Buckinghamshire charity, school, retailer or business owner, you also need to apply for a trade waste permit before you can take any used furniture or other items for recycling. There’s also transportation to consider. Bulky office furniture, which is excess [...] read more

Why it makes Good Business Sense to Buy Used Office Desks

Monday, November 19, 2018

From converting the spare room into a home office, to fitting out the company headquarters, office desks are essential items of business furniture. Should you splash out, or are there advantages to opting for second-hand office desks? Well-made office furniture can last for decades, so purchasing second-hand office desks doesn’t mean that you are compromising on quality. In reality, it means that your budget might stretch to a more superior style or brand than if you were buying new. Visit a Pre-owned Office Furniture Showroom Companies such as Recycled Business Furniture are selective when they source used office [...] read more

All I want for Christmas is an Ergonomic Office Chair

Friday, November 16, 2018

Many of us spend more time sitting at our desks than sleeping in our beds. It is, therefore, no wonder that we want comfortable office chairs. The human body simply isn’t designed to sit down for prolonged periods of time. In a standard chair, pressure is placed on our backs, hips and thighs when we remain seated. Our muscles are put under tension and this can result in mild aches, through to severe pains. Ergonomic Office Chairs Ergonomically-designed task chairs are adaptable. The height of the seat, head and arm rests can be adjusted to fit our individual [...] read more

Top Tips for Buying Used Office Desks

Monday, October 15, 2018

If your company are on a recruitment drive, or are preparing for an office upgrade or relocation, used office desks may prove a highly cost-effective and environmentally responsible option. In almost every work environment, a desk is essential. This relatively simple item of office furniture can take the form of a small standing hot desk or a highly personalised workspace with plenty of room for documents, technology, potted plants and photos of the cat. Check out our tips to ensure that you end up with the ideal second-hand office desks. Tip 1 – Consider your requirements A used [...] read more

Top Tips for Buying Used Office Chairs

Monday, October 15, 2018

The cost of buying new typically requires an investment of between £150 and £1500. If you are refitting your office, this soon mounts up. Buying pre-owned office chairs is a cost-effective and environmentally responsible means of equipping your business, but you still need to be selective. Our bodies are designed to move, however, the vast majority of workers spend many long hours sitting in an office chair. In order to ensure that your employees are comfortable, productive and have a reduced risk of pain or injury, it is important to buy good quality office chairs. Tip 1 – [...] read more

What Happens to Used Office Chairs?

Monday, September 24, 2018

Every office needs to offer employees and visitors a place to sit, but what happens to those office chairs when the interior is redesigned or they become surplus to requirements? You might be pleased to know that around 295,000 pre-owned office chairs are donated or sold to charities, start-ups and more established businesses every year. This saves the original owner the waste disposal costs, as well as providing the new owner with a considerable saving in comparison to buying new. Let’s face it, new office furniture isn’t cheap, so it’s satisfying if you can purchase high quality used [...] read more

Should Office Furniture feature in your Waste Management plan?

Monday, September 24, 2018

Should Office Furniture feature in your Waste Management plan? When you think of office waste, you might introduce measures to minimise paper use or provide an alternative to disposable cups. We suggest that you should also consider your office furniture. When new office chairs or desks are required, could you source pre-owned furniture? When items are no longer required, could you donate or sell them for reuse? Used Office Desks You might be surprised to hear that over 200,000 used office desks are bought in the UK every year. These second-hand desks are in great condition and buying [...] read more

Cheap Used Office Furniture in High Wycombe

Friday, August 31, 2018

Starting up a new business venture offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic way, but the early months are notoriously challenging. Local networking groups can point you in the direction of support, relevant contacts and even suppliers of used office furniture. Any assistance can smooth the path towards business success. According to the latest Economic Survey of Buckinghamshire , business start-ups continue to grow. In the first half of 2018, South Bucks has recorded the highest rate of new business registrations in the county. This builds on the success of many other small businesses which have set [...] read more

Surplus Office Furniture fit for Slough

Friday, August 31, 2018

Named as the prime location for jobs, work satisfaction and standard of living, there is much to attract companies and employees to Slough. The town is investing £450million in regeneration, but if you are looking to upgrade your premises pre-owned office furniture can give you what you need without a huge investment. Providing all of your employees with a desk and task chair can soon add up. You might be tempted to opt for a cheaper model to keep things within budget, but there is another option. Surplus office furniture has been collected by a dedicated team at [...] read more

Bench desk pricing

Monday, January 8, 2018

Bench desks are desks that are made up of blocks. Typically you have 2, 4 ,6 or 8 person blocks. At the end of each block you have a large leg then in between you have shared 'intermediate' legs. So when you build up a block they get cheaper the more people you have in a block as you share more legs. The way that we price them is as follows: Starter unit of 2 as shown above. This will typically be something like £150/person so a total of £300. Extension unit of 2 as above. This will [...] read more

Buy High Quality Recycled Office Furniture in London and South East

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

BROWSE OUR SECOND HAND OFFICE FURNITURE RANGE HERE Affordable Office Furniture in London and South East Furniture is one of the most expensive things to consider when starting a business or equipping an office. Something as simple as an office desk can cost hundreds, so it’s important to try and reduce the costs of your furniture if you want a better chance of creating a successful business. High-quality furniture from well-known designers can be incredibly expensive. They are, however, sturdy and built to last. On the contrary, cheap flatpack options might be attractive in terms of price, but [...] read more

Buy Affordable Second Hand Office Desks in High Wycombe

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

BROWSE OUR SECOND HAND OFFICE FURNITURE RANGE HERE Furnishing a New Business? Look No Further Than Recycled Business Furniture Furnishing a new office can be expensive, and one of the biggest expenses you’ll encounter are office desks. They can get extremely expensive, especially if you’re buying from reputable brands over the internet or looking at furniture stores that specialise in office furniture. We know that you want to get your business started quickly and at a low cost, but you also don’t want to rely on cheap flat pack furniture options because not only do they take time [...] read more

Buy Quality and Affordable Second Hand Office Furniture in High Wycombe

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

BROWSE OUR SECOND HAND OFFICE FURNITURE RANGE HERE High-quality office furniture for a fraction of the price. In the UK, we throw away plenty of office waste that is perfectly usable. From desks to chairs and shelves, offices throw away thousands worth of high-quality furniture that can be fixed up and reused by other companies. At Recycled Business Furniture, our aim is to provide startups and small businesses with a green solution in obtaining the furniture and gear they need to get started. We provide some of the best second-hand office furniture in the whole of Buckinghamshire, and [...] read more

Why you should consider second hand office furniture for your office

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Second hand Office Furniture No office is complete without the right furniture in place. If you want to make sure that you and your employees are always in a position to do great work and improve the business, getting the basic things like this right is vital. But just because you need new office furniture, that doesn’t mean you need new office furniture. Used furniture items can be better options, and here’s why. It’s a Cheaper Option This is the most obvious benefit, and it’s worth focusing on. No business has infinite resources to spend on basic things [...] read more

What to consider when buying recycled second hand desks

Monday, October 2, 2017

Buying recycled second hand desks Are you thinking of getting some second hand or recycled desks for your workplace? It’s a good idea, and it can be a great way to cut costs and help the environment. But there are always some things that ought to be considered when you are buying used office desks in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Read on to learn more about each of these things. Cost Different businesses will have different budgets for things like this. You don’t want to spend more than you can afford to because that could leave your business in [...] read more

Save money by purchasing office chairs second hand

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Looking for used office chairs? Every workforce needs to sit comfortably as they do their work. Good office chairs can boost performance, enhance efficiency and make everyone generally more productive . So, it’s pretty clear that you can’t afford to ignore the chairs that you provide for your employees. However, just because they’re important, that doesn’t mean second hand options can’t provide you with the solution you need. There are plenty of great reasons why your business should stop searching for brand new options and look to used options instead. For a start, it’s better for the planet, [...] read more

What to consider when buying recycled/second hand desks

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Are you thinking of getting some second hand or recycled desks for your workplace? It’s a good idea, and it can be a great way to cut costs and help the environment. But there are always some things that ought to be considered when you are buying used office desks in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Read on to learn more about each of these things. Cost Different businesses will have different budgets for things like this. You don’t want to spend more than you can afford to because that could leave your business in a perilous position. But at [...] read more

Planning your office

Monday, October 29, 2012

This is probably the toughest part to get right. Obviously in a lot of cases there is a need to get as many people as possible into an area as office space is expensive. Planning a room where you have loads of space is not tough, the tough ones are the other way round so here are a few hints. Firstly have a think about how much space people really need and how much time they spend in the office. It is well known that if you provide someone with a [...] read more

Storage cupboards, tambours and filing cabinets

Monday, October 22, 2012

There are a few terms that we use so here we go. FILING CABINETS: We use this term to mean a drawer unit that takes hanging files. This picture shows a standard metal grey 4 drawer filing cabinet. There are also side filers which is the wooden one pictured. They are basically a standard filing cabinet side on. Roughly one drawer of a side filer equals one and a half drawers of a standard cabinet. CUPBOARD: We generally use this to describe a unit with doors. Normally double doors. They are generally cheaper than tambour doors and this is [...] read more

Desks - Radial, workstations, waves and rectangles

Monday, October 22, 2012

There are four main types of desks and then there are some variations within these but hopefully this will help get you most of the way there. LEFT OR RIGHT HANDED? One of the most common questions is which hand do they need. Its best to go backwards to explain. Originally desks were rectangles then typewriters came in and they were put on a smaller desk called a return which stuck out at 90 degrees. If it was on the left of the desk it was a left hand return. So with most desks its the bit that sticks [...] read more

Tables - Boardroom, meeting, circular, conference, cafe

Monday, October 22, 2012

Tables really do as they say on the tin so there is not a huge amount to say here. There are a few things that are worth knowing and being aware of. VENEERED TABLES: These are the nicest tables and are generally boardroom type tables. They are made with real wood veneer so have a deep lustre. The key thing to remember is that it is a natural finish. This means that unlike MFC (plastic) finishes they will change colour with exposure to light and pick up knocks and scratches more easily. The upside is that there can be [...] read more

Seating - operator, task, management, meeting and reception

Monday, October 22, 2012

Possibly the most important part of the office as this is what you are connected to all day. There are a couple of main types of seating, meeting and operator. MEETING CHAIRS: There is not a lot to say here. There are two main types of legs, cantilever which give some spring so can be more comfortable if you are in them for a long time and 4-leg which don't have that give. It doesn't mean that they are uncomfortable but obviously don't have the bounce. OPERATOR CHAIRS: There are lots of things to go through here but we [...] read more