The best secondhand office furniture ranges


Which type of furniture is most desirable for an office?

This question is best answered by thinking about what you would like most out of your office space. We are all looking for comfort and practicality of the furniture we use, and if you have a smaller space to work with, this becomes more important. Take into considerations your surroundings, your current number of staff and if this is likely to increase over time. At RBF, we have a variety of furniture items that match perfectly, to ensure that whatever you choose, your office looks tidy and consistent.

Should you buy refurbished office chairs?

Office chairs can be expensive, particularly if you are looking for an ergonomic fit and a long lasting chair. Refurbished office chairs have been cleaned and fixed to a high standard so you can be sure that you are still buying high quality office chairs - just at a fraction of the price. You will also be ensuring that recycling continues and that you are doing your bit for our environment.

How do I determine the value of used office furniture?

At RBF, we believe that your office furniture should be valued on the way it completes your office. It is a solution to a challenge that you have and often, that can be invaluable. Why not speak to our showroom experts who will be able to advise you on the original retail price, so you can see the money you are saving?

Should I buy a used desk?

Much like buying a refurbished office chair, a used desk can still be a practical and perfect solution to your office. Our furniture is always the highest standard and has been thoroughly checked before it reaches our stockroom. Purchasing a used desk can save your business money and will still be up to the task.

What does office furniture include?

At RBF, we stock a wide range of office furniture including:

  • Desks
  • Seating
  • Soft furnishings
  • Storage
  • Table

We also stock a variety of miscellaneous items, making us truly your one stop shop for office furniture.

Why buy high-quality used furniture?

At RBF, we are committed to ensuring that little to no office furniture pieces end up in a landfill site. For this reason (as well as the money it saves you) we believe that purchasing high-quality used furniture should become the new norm for any looking to kit out their office space. All the furniture we stock has been thoroughly checked and only the best products become part of our showroom. Why throw something away when it can serve a great purpose?

Where can I find second-hand office furniture near me?

Recycled Business Furniture is conveniently located on the Sands Industrial Estate in High Wycombe, just off the M40. This puts us in a prime location for Oxford, Buckinghamshire and London. Our full address is: Bardeen House, Hillbottom Road, Sands Industrial Estate, High Wycombe, HP12 4HJ. Just click here and it will take you straight to google maps.

Where do you source your second hand furniture?

Alongside our showroom, we have a team of removal experts who support both small and large businesses to clear their office space when they are feeling cluttered, are moving to a new area or no longer need the furniture for a variety of reasons. This is the furniture that we then ensure is of high quality prior to putting into our showroom, ready to be chosen by you.

Do you have a showroom?

Yes, our showroom is based at our office in High Wycombe. Just give us a call to book an appointment and come to see all our office furniture for yourself. We always recommend viewing your chosen products prior to purchasing, just to ensure you are happy with them.

What are your opening hours?

Our showroom is open from 09:00-15:30 Monday to Friday. Just give us a call on 01494 801 067 to book an appointment.

Can I return the product if I don’t like it?

In the unlikely event that you are not happy with your product once you have taken it to your office, we are able to offer a credit note for the items worth so you can find something more suitable to your space.

Do you deliver the furniture once I have purchased?

We do offer a delivery service to those who are unable to collect their items. Currently, due to restrictions that are in place, if you would prefer to have delivery, we are only able to offer kerbside drop off as we are not able to enter the building or private space.

If you prefer to collect your items personally, we can support you with this, and just ask that you ensure the vehicle you are bringing will be able to safely fit the items you are taking away.

How often do you get new stock in?

We get new stock all the time, so you can be sure our showroom is always full of office furniture ready for you to come and take a look. Why not check out our website stock pages before booking an appointment - if you see something you think would work perfectly in your office, just let our team know.

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Declutter your space with a Secondhand Pedestal


A pedestal is one of the best choices for a small office or home office. They are a great way to save space and usually come with storage cabinets which can be handy. Purchasing a used pedestal is also a practical way to utilise desk space and storage without overspending. With a great variety of pedestals in stock, we have no doubt that you will find a solution to your office space with Recycled Business Furniture.

Endless pedestal choices with Recycled Business Furniture

If you have limited space in your office, we know you will be looking for a savvy way to save space whilst still having the right amount of storage you need to keep your documents and items safe. Here at Recycled Business Furniture, we have a wide range of pedestals in stock, just waiting for you to choose which one is right for you.

Here are just some of the pedestal ranges we have in stock and ready for purchase:

Silver metal pedestal with a red cushioned top - great for storing items with three drawers, extra seating and mobile.

Cherry wood pedestal - Great for space-saving and storing items with two drawers, this pedestal fits under your desk.

Graphite slimline pedestal - This three-drawer system is an excellent choice for under desk storage for smaller spaces.

Bow fronted grey metal pedestal - If you need extra storage, this four drawer under desk pedestal would be perfect for you.

For more choices in pedestals, why not take a look at our showroom page, where you will find a suitable pedestal for you that matches your pre-existing furniture.

At RBF, not only do we have a wide range of pedestals, filing cabinets and other office furniture, we have multiple of the same item in stock, so you can also kit out larger offices without worrying about your furniture not matching.

Please take a look at our range of pedestals to see which piece of furniture would fit perfectly in your space, whether it's for your office, studio, or workshop. All pedestals are manufactured to a high standard with quality material, meaning they are solid and reliable.

Why quality secondhand pedestals are the best choice for your workspace

When you purchase a secondhand pedestal from RBF, you can be sure that you are not only getting a product in excellent condition for a fraction of the price, but you will be creating extra storage space for your office and saving on the valuable floor space you have.

With offices becoming remote as the world changes, it has never been a better time to reconsider the space you have and create a more efficient working area by purchasing a pedestal.

Our great range of pedestals have many functions:

  • All pedestals are drawers on wheels, so you can move your office around to suit you
  • Pedestals have a drawer section at the bottom that includes suspension files, so you can safely store your documents.
  • Pedestals have a built-in quality lock system, keeping your items safe when you are not around
  • With a flat top surface, your pedestal can act as an extended desk space, giving you more room to work.

For these reasons and many more, it's no wonder pedestals are a great feature in many offices; they are versatile and durable, with a good quality pedestal such as those at RBF, you can be sure it will last a long time.

All the pedestals RBF have are of the highest quality and stocked in the warehouse, meaning you don't have to wait weeks for delivery. Once you have chosen the perfect item for you, we can arrange delivery at a convenient time and place. Alternatively, you are more than welcome to collect from our showroom and drive away with your new purchase the same day.

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Recycled Business Furniture offers a complete office solution.

Here are Recycled Business Furniture; we have supported over 3500 clients and have over 15 years of experience in the industry. Our goal is to give you high-quality office furniture whilst saving you money. With nationwide delivery and a great range of choices from boardroom furniture to designer seating, we have no doubt we have something in our showroom that you are looking for.

Our aim is to save you money and time by repurposing the office furniture no longer required by their previous owners. All the furniture we stock is of good quality and can be viewed in our showroom so you can be sure you are happy what you are purchasing.

Please contact RBF today, or visit our showroom to start choosing pre-loved office furniture that looks brand new.

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Top great uses for secondhand pedestals in your space

Pedestals. We at RBF think they are a brilliant piece of furniture. With so many uses, this versatile storage facility can transform any area into a space-saving genius. So many people believe that a pedestal is just for office space, but we are here to tell you, you can do so much more with this furniture. Our blog gives you ten uses for pedestals that could inspire you, whether it's for your shed or your office.

Extra filing space for the documents you need to protect

The bottom drawer of a desk pedestal is perfect for storing your confidential documents. With built-in rails for suspension files and a quality locking system, a pedestal is brilliant for storage files, particularly those that need to be protected.

A Desk Caddy that doesn't take up floor space

Where it all began, a pedestal is the ultimate answer for your desk caddy. A great storage space, particularly for those with limited floor space, your pedestal has all the basic functionalities to provide a secure storage space leaving you room for other necessities.

Mobile seating for visitors and employees

Not many people are aware that many pedestals come with a cushioned top, making it a great seating area. What makes using a pedestal as a seat even better is that because your pedestal is on wheels, it can be moved to suit your arrangements at any time.

Tool storage for the Home 'DIYer'

Many pedestals are used for office and desk storage, but they make great storage units for tools due to their sturdiness and versatility. Whether you are a mechanic or a handyman, you need somewhere to store your devices in your workshop or onsite and what could be better than a mobile, lockable system that doesn't take up too much space but still has enough room to store your much-needed equipment.

Personal Item protection whilst you are at work

Desk pedestals are great for storing your items, whether you are at work or home. Lock away your valuable belongings and be comfortable with knowing they will be there when you get back. Don't forget to lock away those biscuits as well, as in an office they tend to disappear quickly!

Bedside tables with a unique difference

If you have an eye for unique furniture that is practical and sure to be a conversation starter? In that case, why not consider a pedestal as a bedside table option? With plenty of storage space with drawer options for all your needs and a variety of colours that are sure to match your room, utilising a pedestal as a bedside table could be a great choice.

Shed drawers for seasonal items that tend to disappear

If you're constantly losing the extensions to garden hoses, the cap for your paddling pool or the ties to your parasol, you could require a pedestal for your shed. Store all the small seasonal items that always get lost in one place, and you never need to worry when summer comes around again.

Van storage for fiddly screws and materials

With limited space in your van, a pedestal could be a great option to store both your little 'bits and pieces' such as screws and cable ties in the top drawers, leaving space for your more significant tools in the bottom drawer. In addition, the lockable cabinet will provide you with peace of mind that your tools will be safe and won't open surprisingly when you are moving.

Desk support to extend your working space

Pedestals were initially used as desk support, removing the need for one of the legs. This provides excellent storage space and can often claw back some much-needed floor space in your office. But, of course, office desks always benefit from extra space, mainly if you are working from 2 screens and still need a landline phone and an intray!

RBF can transform your space with secondhand pedestals in stock now

Here at Recycled Business Furniture, we have a great range of used pedestals in stock, ready for you to come and take a look at before utilising it in your space. We can guarantee you won't be disappointed with our high-quality furniture, so come and look around our showroom to see just how big our stocklist is! Conveniently located in High Wycombe, we are easily accessed from any part of Buckinghamshire.

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Second hand office desks that finish your space


Someone once said that the office is a reflection of the person. We think you’ll agree with that. After all, we spend enormous amounts of time at our desks, which impacts our work output. You, therefore, need to be sure that at least one corner of your working environment is set up to support you in achieving your goals. That entails buying suitable types of office furniture. We’re talking about desks, chair, drawers, among others. Your choice of a desk (and whether it should be new or second-hand, for example) should depend mainly on where you will place it.

How-to tips for second-hand desks to utilise and perfect your office space

For many companies, buying second-hand furniture is a more effective solution than purchasing new. This is because constantly upgrading your furniture to match the latest trends can become extremely costly. The key to finding quality second-hand items is knowing where to look and what to look for.

When needing to furnish an office, an executive suite or even a single cubicle, finding quality second-hand furniture is a practical solution. The only issue that arises from purchasing used furniture is knowing whether it’s in good condition and worth its price tag. Many people are afraid of buying used items like this because they have either been taken care of poorly or have been damaged due to neglect. To avoid concerns like this, it’s crucial to find a reputable business that specialises in selling second-hand desks. You can then be sure that the company will provide only the highest quality furniture that and you may be able to view the furniture in their showroom, giving you a first-hand glimpse of your choices.

The main factors to consider when buying a second-hand office furniture piece are aesthetics and structural integrity. It is essential to check for any cracks or dents in the furniture. This is the best way of ensuring that any structural damages have not gone unnoticed during renovations. Furniture should also be scratch and stain-free as this can make or break a room’s aesthetics. If you plan on selling your second-hand office furniture, there is no point in purchasing new material for covers, so consider used covers instead.

Have a vision of what you want your surroundings to look like

Before buying used office furniture, you need to have a clear idea of how your work surroundings should look, smell and feel. Are you looking for an industrial vibe? Or a science lab-like ambience? The atmosphere surrounding you in your work should tell the world about your business and you as a person.

First, you should determine what works best for your personal needs. Then, while shopping among the different office chairs, desks, other office furniture, like display storage, choose only quality items of your choice. If you check out a few such places, you will find quality furniture and save a lot of money.

It’s always wise to make a list of furniture and office equipment needs. For instance, if you run a small business in the city, you might want to invest more in an office table for home use; it’s not that necessary. This way, you will look for items that match your requirements and pay less for things that you do not necessarily need.

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Get the right desk for your workspace to maximise your potential

It's effortless to fall in love with a desk. There's nothing like a stylish, functional desk in your workspace to make it look even better. But when you're furnishing your office, you must consider more than just the aesthetics of your new tables and chairs.

Bringing stylish modern furniture into your office can improve the work environment of the entire team. It can also help boost productivity and creativity, as contemporary furniture encourages better work habits. But when it comes to choosing furniture for your workplace, there are more things to consider than looks. You need to take into account the health of your employees in addition to their comfort. This is why you should look into ergonomic furniture if you haven't done so already.

You'll no doubt have space in your mind where you dream about your piece of furniture. The beautiful, modern lines might be a perfect addition to your home office or even an ample open plan office space with plenty of natural light. It'll be perfect for tasks like meeting with clients, checking email, and working on documents.

Recycled Business furniture has the solution for you.

You don't need to make space because we can help you find a desk that fits your space. Here at RBF, we locate and sell an extensive range of high-quality second-hand business furniture at an affordable price. From office desks to boardroom tables, we do not doubt that you will find what you are looking for in our showroom. Conveniently located on the Sands Industrial Estate in High Wycombe, why not give us a call to book a time to find your perfect office desk!

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A Guide to Buying Second Hand Office Furniture


Have you ever wondered why it is so easy to find businesses selling second-hand office furniture? It is pretty simple. When a company changes their interior or outgoings, they need to get rid of the old furniture and equipment such as computer desks, filing cabinets, tables and chairs. They may not necessarily need everything, but they will want to dispose of it as quickly as possible. Second-hand furniture does not, however, mean old or broken; it can be an excellent way for you to furnish your office in a stylish, sustainable and cost-effective manner, leaving you with money to splurge on that brand new coffee machine everyone keeps talking about!

Why should you furnish your office space for less?

The first thing your clientele and suppliers will see when they walk into your building is the reception area. Kitting this out with the most stylish furniture products you can find will be sure to give you a memorable entrance. However, when finding your ideal reception furniture, this may be a costly exercise and leave you feeling like you have to spend a lot of money to create the perfect space.

Believe it or not, second-hand furniture is a good choice for business owners who want to make environmentally-friendly choices and eliminate a few of the things on their gigantic checklist. In fact, it is quite easy to do so when you are looking for second-hand office furniture since more and more companies are moving towards making recycling the new thing!

Quality office furniture is a cost-effective way to improve the look and feel of your business while making sure workers are comfortable in their jobs. Why not create an office space where you can put your best foot forward in comfort and style. A wide range of office chairs, desks, filing cabinets, bookcases, storage solutions and more are designed to be ergonomically correct to keep your workers free from aches and pains associated with bad posture and incorrectly sized furniture.

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Why choose recycled furniture over new for your workspace?

No matter the type of office you have, whether it is high end, customer-facing or a place for your employees to work, it’s essential that it's comfortable and ultimately inviting. No matter the type of company you are, your office will be high in footfall, and the furniture will need to encompass and support this.

Recycled furniture gives you a wide range of options when sourcing suitable office pieces. Each business is different, and as such, each will have other requirements for procuring office furniture. When you choose to purchase recycled furniture, you’re sure to find something suitable for your budget. Whether you are a start-up business or an ongoing business, you are sure to find a variety of office furniture ranges at affordable prices, making it the best solution, no matter how big your company gets.

Suppose you need a piece of furniture for your workspace. In that case, whether it's second-hand office desks, ergonomic chairs or boardroom tables, business owners can reduce their carbon footprint and make their office space stylish and comfortable by purchasing recycled furniture.

Not only can you renovate your office in style with your custom choices, but you have also reduced your carbon footprint by utilising recycled furniture; your chosen pieces will be delivered far quicker than if you were to purchase new office equipment. Delivery times for new furniture is slowly increasing, and it can be stressful to wait for it to arrive, mainly if you haven’t currently got any furniture! With recycled office furniture, you can enjoy your products much more quickly.

Who are Recycled Business Furniture, and how can they deck out your office for less?

Companies such as ours focus on sourcing and selling refurbished second-hand office furniture items. The difference between our company and the rest is that we don't advertise cheap used office desks, broken sofas or old chairs. Instead of delivering a selection of low-quality products to you, we have a team of experts that ensure that we offer an efficient service providing only refurbished high-quality office furniture. So, next time you’re looking to furnish your office from scratch or refresh your office interior, please don’t go anywhere else but right here! We offer standard nationwide delivery and a showroom where you can see your chosen furniture up close.

With competitive prices and a wide selection of high-quality furniture, it's no wonder Recycled Business Furniture are the first choice for sustainable businesses in High Wycombe and Buckinghamshire. If you’re looking to purchase new office items and you are not sure where to turn, get in contact with Recycled Business Furniture today and book a visit to see the impressive showroom, where you are sure to find the furniture in your office needs.

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Top tips to get your team office-ready in 2021


If you are working in a small business office, you will know how important it is to have correctly set up workstations. You can hire the best employees, but if you do not have a well-made workspace, they will lose interest and productivity throughout the day. Lack of productivity is just one of the many reasons your businesses should carefully plan their office furniture. That’s why recycled furniture is the best option. However, no business owners think about these issues when setting up their office until they run out of time and space.

Getting ready to return to the office after lockdown

What does your workplace say to people arriving for their first day? What about your most valued customers and vendors? The physical environment offers your employees and customers a striking impression of your business. There are several ways to showcase that even a small business can have a unique physical environment.

When cleaning your environment, it is essential to remove all dirt, dust, and germs, as this is the only way to ensure that the inside of your office remains as clean as possible. You never know who has been in your workplace before you arrived for the day! Before you begin cleaning, you should always make sure that the room is empty. Having an open space will give you fresh ideas and encouragement.

Spring cleaning is a way to revitalise and refresh your office and promotes a good experience for employees. A workplace with a clean and tidy ambience gives more positive vibes that boost your employees' morale. By organising your spaces, equipment, and materials, you can make minor adjustments that would eventually lead to giving you long-term results that will affect your entire company's productivity.

Spring cleaning is not just about having a clean environment but looking at your workplace objectively and deciding whether you have any unwanted furniture or whether you need to replace the furniture you do have.

When we step back into our workplaces this year, they may continue to look different and require more safety measures than they would typically have. Workplace dividers have become a regular part of most offices in the last year; however, dividers can also be used by employees long term to promote your employees' independence and concentration.

Storage for paperwork that leaves your office clutter-free

Given the lack of flexibility that many companies have in their floor design, it is worth looking at the impact the environment can have on worker productivity. Bear in mind that modern offices are becoming significantly more environmentally friendly and this is mainly down to the type of furniture used and the source location.

Employers can purchase all office storage and furniture in an economical and environmentally friendly way. Recycled office furniture is an essential step in creating a greener, more environmentally friendly environment by using pre-loved furniture. This step gives you good old-fashioned ingenuity and flair for design whilst helping the environment at the same time. Keeping on top of your resource use and recycling facilities will also reduce the amount of junk you send to landfill sites.

Storage space is often limited, and employers need to be creative when purchasing office storage. They don't define any existing space for staff and still ensure they have enough filing cabinets to store the personal client's data they have. Employers should also be wary of desk drawers and the ability to store essential documents. Whilst this can be beneficial, often paperwork will go missing or get entirely lost without a robust filing system in place.

DSE - safety for your teams' workspace and environment

All employers will be aware of the DSE (Display Screen Equipment) test mandatory for all employees working with a computer throughout the day. Office furniture can also be supplied to support and promote good DSE, and ergonomic desks and office chairs don't have to cost a fortune.

Companies who actively promote good DSE throughout their employees are ultimately looking after their workers' health and wellbeing, which is imperative for a good workforce with a high retention rate.

A healthy working environment will promote good working ethics and improve employee output, and this starts with something as simple as the furniture they use daily. Individual desks, comfortable lighting, optimal screen height and a decent office chair will make a big difference to how an employee feels during the day.

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Breakout space for your employees to take 5

What does your office say to people arriving for their first day? What about your most valued customers and vendors? The physical environment offers your employees and customers a striking impression of your business. There are several ways to showcase that even a small business can have a unique physical environment.

More than ever, it is essential that your employees have space to move away from their desks and change their environment periodically throughout the day. Having breakout spaces boosts office morale and can create a more pleasant experience during the working day.

We have been used to a virtual office for the last year, including having the luxury of moving away for 5 minutes when needed. Now that employees are returning to a physical workplace, they need a warm environment that supports them in taking regular breaks away from their emails.

Recycled Business Furniture understands the need for breakout space and can provide high-quality furniture to make any work-free area inviting and comfortable.

Recycled Business Furniture can help your office.

Do you want to give your employees a renewed experience of space? Or is it that time of the year where you need to redo office furniture? We know how to turn around rooms, even the more loved ones that have been in use for a long time. Are you ready for an office makeover with Recycled Business Furniture?

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Using Second-Hand Office Shelving To Enhance Your Home: Our Top Tips


Buying second-hand can have a range of benefits. Lower costs, eco-friendly buying and the range of options available are just a few of the ways that your home could benefit.  

There has been a considerable rise in the popularity of upcycling, and second-hand office furniture is perfect for any DIY project. They are typically a perfect blank canvas to put your creative stamp on, making them ideal for many areas of the home.

Whether you want a DIY project that will involve a total overhaul of the second-hand furniture or just something that will need a lick of paint to fit seamlessly into your home, you’re sure to find the perfect units here at RBF.

Here are a few of our top tips for using second-hand office shelving around your home.

Why Use Second-Hand Office Shelving

One of the most attractive things about second-hand office supplies is the affordability. By its nature, second-hand furniture is much lower in cost than brand new, and with office furniture, it is often well cared for or barely used.

Office furniture usually comes in neutral tones, making them perfect for anyone who wants to customise and make the shelving their own. Office furniture comes in various materials, but almost all are simple wood effect or metal, making them the ideal blank canvas for anyone creatively minded.

Buying second-hand is also a crucial way that we can help to combat the throwaway culture and keep perfectly functional items from going to landfill. If you are looking for ways to be more eco-conscious in your daily life, then you can’t go wrong with buying second-hand.

Create A Unique Bookshelf

If you need a bookshelf for your home and want something that isn’t merely run of the mill, then you should consider buying a tambour cupboard with in-built shelving. You could consider removing the doors to show your books to their best advantage or keeping them in place to protect valuable books in a busy family home.

A metal tambour cupboard could be perfect for any home that has metallic highlights. You could also consider sanding or burnishing a metal container to create a rustic, lived-in look that will complement any home décor.

Innovative Bathroom Storage

The great thing about office storage is that it comes in all shapes and sizes, making it ideal for finding the right size shelving to suit your bathroom. Most bathrooms have limited space for storage, so taking advantage of upwards space can be essential.

You could consider tall and slim locker storage to add more shelving space to even the smallest of bathrooms. As they are generally metallic, you may need to treat the shelves to ensure no corrosion from steam.

An Unusual Wine Rack

There are many different office shelving units that you could convert to be a quirky wine rack. Depending on your wine collection size, you could consider using wooden cupboards to display your collection.

All you will need to do is purchase some wine racking to install to keep your bottles from becoming damaged. You could also consider customising your wine rack by adding metal details, such as shelves from a metal cupboard.

If you are even more creatively-minded, you could consider decorating your wine rack with paint or adding some stencils to create a beautiful design.

Plant Shelf

Office shelving could be the perfect solution for anyone lacking in garden space. You could consider investing in a metal unit that you could place in your home, garden or flat balcony that you can then fill with potted plants.

Office cabinets are typically large and sturdy, making them perfect for anyone wanting to use them to expand on their garden space. You could consider starting small with low maintenance plants if you have never tried out your green thumb before, then move on to more advanced gardening.

DIY Floating Shelves

You can find many materials in second-hand office supplies that are perfect for creating the shelving you want. If floating shelves are the ideal fit for you, then you could consider purchasing a small coffee table that you can then cut to size, sand and affix to the wall. It is worth noting that you will need the skills and expertise to treat the wood or metal and properly install the floating shelf fixtures. That being said, this could be a great DIY project for anyone who is a dab hand with woodwork.

Credenza Media Unit

Finding the right media unit to shelve your video games consoles, DVD player, family games, and TV can be tricky – and expensive. A great alternative that anyone should consider is a second-hand credenza unit. These are shaped like traditional media units and come at the perfect height for a TV to stand on. They also have different compartments, perfect for storing various electronics when not in use.

You could put your stamp on an office credenza by painting it in a vibrant colour or choosing a dark colour you would usually see on TV stands and media units. For some added character, you could also consider adding some patterns or stickers, particularly if this is a piece of furniture used frequently by the kids.

Garage Storage Trolley

It can often be tricky to find the storage units that you need in a garage. One unique and unusual storage method and transporting things from house to garage could be with a post trolley. With removable baskets for storage, this could be the perfect tool to help you out around the garage and garden, particularly if you are doing any major DIY work.

A post trolley could also be perfect for anyone who does any mechanical work or bicycle maintenance, allowing you to keep tools at easy reaching distance when not in use.


There are many ways that modern second-hand office shelving can benefit a private home. Here at RBF, we have a vast range of office furniture to suit any taste, so you are sure to find the affordable, high-quality shelving that you need for your home. If you’d like to know more, contact us today to find out about the wide range of products in our catalogue.

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updated: 4 months ago

New vs. Used Office Furniture: Which is Best for Your Home?


The home office is something we are confident has become a staple in many Brits' homes over the last year, not to mention the added home-schooling for our working parents out there. Working from home has taken over our lives in ways we could only imagine; creating a makeshift desk was something that most office-workers and beyond had to do.

However, as we find ourselves working from home more than ever, and with it becoming more the 'norm,' creating a comfortable desk and working environment in the house is of importance. No more zoom calls at the dining table surrounded by the leftover bowls from breakfast! Today, you need quality office furniture, and many individuals are turning to companies like ours and their range of used office furniture.

If you find yourself in the position where you are overhauling your home working environment, you have probably considered the different office furniture and décor that you will need. That is where we come in with our range of quality used office furniture to buy.

We have created a blog comparing used office furniture and new office furniture so that you can decide which solution will work best for your home. Keep reading for some inspiration!

Used Office Furniture

Used furniture is certainly something that most of us should consider using or looking into when creating a working space in our homes. It is no mystery that certain furniture brands, both for the home or the office, can make a noticeable dent in our bank accounts. For a lot of us, this cannot be warranted, both within and outside of a pandemic. Many people have been impacted financially by the pandemic and are sure to be looking for cost-friendly ways of finding quality second-hand office furniture, such as office desks and office chairs, to create a home office. By browsing selections of used office furniture from businesses such as Recycled Business Furniture, you are sure to find a wide range of quality used office furniture to buy that will suit the space that you are looking to fill.

Refurbished office furniture is designed to save you money and give you the quality second-hand office desks, office chairs and other office items that you need at a fraction of the cost of new products. You can buy a range of used furniture items online and browse our range of quality products.

Not only is this a cost-effective way of finding office furniture, but you are also lowering the carbon emissions that you are creating by purchasing second-hand office furniture. New office furniture that has been thrown out will make excess amounts of carbon emissions, whereas, if you purchase something from a second-hand store like that of RBF, you are eliminating these emission levels. Help the planet while helping your bank account!

New Office Furniture

While some people will be happy to purchase used office furniture for their homes, some would prefer to buy their office furniture from new. New office furniture has the advantage over second-hand office furniture of not being used beforehand, so you can rest assured that you will be the first person to christen that chair or desk. Compared to the likes of used office furniture warehouses, you don't have to worry about how you will collect your new item of furniture. That's because, as in both cases, warehouse/business owners or the furniture manufacturers will make sure that the furniture is delivered to your home in a safe manner.

For some, purchasing new office furniture instead of second-hand office furniture is purely based on creating a particular atmosphere or aesthetic in a room. Suppose you have selected to have a specific colour scheme in your home's office. In that case, it can be challenging to guarantee that a used office furniture business will have the exact colour or item you are looking for to decorate your home. By purchasing to order online or in-store – when allowed – you can be sure that the aesthetic you are searching to create will be fulfilled as best as possible.

So, What Is the Best: Second Hand Office Furniture Or New Items?

It can be challenging to determine what is best for your home without purchasing and trying different furniture items, both used furniture and new items. For those wanting to create a home office, using second-hand office furniture is an excellent way of going about your project. You will be making a different working environment in your home, further increasing your productivity and comfort while ensuring that you do not break the bank to achieve this.

As the current lockdown restrictions are upon us, and with uncertainty regarding when workers will be returning to the office workplace – if they are returning at all – nothing is stopping you from splurging on either new or used office furniture. By choosing the right products, you will make sure that you are as comfortable as possible about your day-to-day duties as an employee or employer.

If you are finding yourself in the position where you will need to purchase used furniture for your home or workplace, now or shortly, consider using the services of businesses like ours to fulfil your needs. Providing everything you will need to run an office successfully – desks, chairs, coffee tables and chairs, filing cabinets, and more – you can rest assured that you will have everything you need to conduct your business. What's more, you won't be spending too much money on the furniture, leaving you to either save the leftover funds or invest it into a different part of your business moving forward.

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A Practical Guide To Using Second-Hand Office Furniture To Transform Your Home


A Practical Guide To Using Second-Hand Office Furniture To Transform Your Home

Everyone already knows that working from home requires new furniture, such as a more comfortable office chair or a practical desk.

However, what you might not realise is that you can transform your entire home using used office furniture. If you can find a supplier of high-quality products, like us, then you can use office furniture to turn any house into a comfortable haven.

As many of the UK's biggest employers consider keeping employees working from home indefinitely, there is more used office furniture on offer for homeowners to make the most of and use as a value-for-money alternative to expensive new products.

At Recycled Business Furniture, we know that second-hand office furniture has a lot of potential in homes. You can use used office furniture to furnish more than just your home office; you can put used office furniture throughout your home.

If you're looking for inspiration on how to use second-hand products in your home, then keep reading, and our experts will show you how to transform your entire house with our second-hand office products.

Create The Perfect Home Office With Used Office Furniture

While it isn't the only place that you can use our high-quality used office products, the first place to start when using office furniture to transform your home is your home office. If you're working from home for the foreseeable future, then you'll need to create a more permanent workspace than the kitchen table, or worse, your bed.

You'll need a beautiful desk, but you're not limited to traditional office desks. Office desks come in a variety of shapes and styles, including bench systems for working together with your housemates, or freestanding units for working alone. Our high-quality office desks look great and will give you all the storage space you need for your computer, papers, and more.

An office chair is another essential for any productive home office. There are many different styles of office chair to choose from, so you can find a comfortable chair that will last. Office chairs are designed with productivity and comfort in mind, so a second-hand office chair definitely keep you feeling great throughout the working day.

While these two furniture products are essential to your home office, you might also need other second-hand miscellaneous office products, such as screens, recycling bins, and more. When you buy these products from us, they're designed for offices, so you know you'll get the right product for your home.

Add A Touch Of Style To Your Living Room With Second-Hand Office Furniture

It's not just your home office that can be spruced up with a little help from our array of used office furniture.

As well as used office desks, we also offer an array of used tables, such as coffee tables from reception areas. These tables make a fantastic addition to any home. As these tables are used office furniture, they're great value and often they haven't been used excessively.

We also offer a range of soft seating from offices, such as designer seating so that you can find a unique chair for your living room. These second-hand products save you money when you're decorating your home, while also allowing you to include quality, stylish furniture that will impress your guests.

Used Office Storage Solutions Make Great Space-Savers

When you think of office storage solutions, you probably conjure up images of dirty filing cabinets that aren't in excellent condition.

However, our range of second-hand and refurbished office storage solutions is so much more. Corporate style has come a long way over the years, and today most companies want to show their unique internal culture through their office furniture.

As a result, we have a wide range of storage solutions for sale that will make your home look chic and store all of your precious possessions.

Whether you want a small wooden cupboard to use as a nightstand or a Credenza to store your DVDs in, we've got something to suit your home's style.

Get Creative And Upcycle Our Second-Hand Office Furniture

If you think that used office furniture looks too corporate for your home, then why not try upcycling it? Turning used furniture into something beautiful and unique is an exciting trend in the home decor market, so you should consider using our quality used office furniture to make your home look creative and crafty.

Whether it's turning an office chair into a stunning seat for your living room or making a reception desk into a beautiful storage facility, there's a project for every thrifty and creative homeowner just waiting at our showroom.

By doing the work yourself, you'll not only save money but also give yourself an exciting project. You can learn new skills and feel genuinely accomplished when the project is complete.

With such a wide range of used office furniture available from us, the only limit is your imagination. Our team can advise you about the structure of the products we sell, and what they're made from, so you can find the perfect solution for your next upcycling project.

If you want to save money, then grab a bargain from the range in our clearance section. These quality products are out of style and reduced in price, so you can find a great deal and transform it into a beautiful statement piece of furniture for your home.

Check Out Our Selection To Find The Perfect Second-Hand Office Furniture

As a renowned provider of quality second-hand office furniture, Recycled Business Furniture has everything you need to transform your home into a comfortable space where you can work and relax.

Visit our Buckinghamshire-based used office furniture showroom to check out the range of furniture we have to offer. We've conducted a COVID-19 risk assessment to ensure that our customers and staff are safe so that you can shop for second-hand office furniture safely.

You can also check out our range of products online, including our handy home working package, which includes a desk and a chair. We offer a delivery option available for most of our products, although this might incur an extra charge. Our fitters can put the furniture where you want it in your home, so you don't need to lift a finger.

If you'd like to find out more about our products and how you can use them, then contact us. When you get in touch with our friendly and approachable team, either by calling 01494 801 063 or emailing, you'll get practical advice and support from friendly refurbished office furniture experts.

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