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IRN | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Unwanted furniture does not need to go into a landfill.

Furniture: A Second Life

Furniture: A Second Life

Unwanted furniture does not need to go into a landfill.

IRN Provides 6.4 Million Pounds Of Furniture And Equipment To Charity In 2013

In 2013, IRN completed more than 200 projects with organizations in 23 states, and provided much needed furnishings for homes, clinics, and schools in 14 countries and 10 U.S. states.

IRN Provides 4.3 Million Pounds Of Surplus Furnishings To Charity

Since 2002, IRN has placed more than 40 million pounds of surplus with charities. Apart from environmental and social benefits, the cost of placing surplus for reuse is typically 20% to 40% less than the cost of throwing the same material in dumpsters.

IRN Seeks Summer Surplus for Tornado and Other Relief

This summer, IRN is making a special request on behalf of tornado and flood victims in Missouri, Alabama, Massachusetts, and elsewhere: consider reuse as an alternative to disposal of surplus furnishings and other inventory.

25 Million Pounds Of Surplus Sent To Relief Efforts

IRN’s surplus property program has surpassed 25 million pounds of furniture, medical supplies, and other equipment sent to disaster relief and economic development projects.

IRN Sends Relief Supplies To Haiti

On February 2, the Institution Recycling Network (IRN) shipped a 15,000 pound load of relief supplies, including 120 mattresses from Brown University, medical supplies from New England Baptist Hospital, and more than 2,500 liters of bottled water from Max's Blues Café in Brockton, MA.

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