Desks, office chairs, chairs and tables in lecture rooms and study spaces – the University handles a large volume of furniture every year. The impact on the climate from all this equipment makes up a large part of our total footprint. LU Estates is working hard to promote the reuse and recycling of more of our furniture.
A new government framework agreement area, Circular Furniture Flow, has been drawn up for procurement. With this new framework agreement area, you can purchase or lease second-hand furniture, dispose of existing furniture or contract circular services (eg. furniture valuation, inventory, refurbishment, etc.).
Circular Furniture Flow – Avropa.se (in Swedish)
Contact your building manager for advice if your workplace needs furniture or has a surplus and would like to use the services.
Read more about how the University has reused and renovated furniture in our sustainability summary for 2021:
Re-use instead of single use | Sustainability Forum (lu.se)