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Davies and Staples Remanufactured Article Featured in Waste 360 Publication

The Refurbished Office Furniture Opportunity Remanufactured furniture is not used or recycled—it is remade to be like new. Jake Swenson, William Davies | Aug 14, 2017 Americans dispose of 11.8 million tons of home and office furniture, or nearly five percent of all garbage generated, every year into local waste streams, according to the most recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates. Overall, 80 percent of that waste goes to landfills, most of the remaining waste is sent to incinerators … Continue reading

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Life Cycle Assessment Verifies Competitive Advantage Of Remanufacturing Business Model

ALBANY, NEW YORK— In 2017 Davies Office commissioned a life cycle assessment (LCA)* study to determine the environmental impact of the remanufacturing process and the life cycle impacts of remanufacturing office furniture versus manufacturing “new” OEM products. The findings confirmed that Davies’ remanufactured products offer significant environmental benefits over new products, using 82% less energy in production. Modeling also revealed that using multiple remanufacturing cycles continues to lower a product’s net environmental impact over its entire life cycle. The study … Continue reading

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Remanufacturing Industries Council Announces World Remanufacturing Conference June 2017

Remanufacturing Leaders to Talk about Growth and Innovation Drivers for the Industry The Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC), in partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), announced its plans today to deliver specialized remanufacturing programs at the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference, a two-day event in which remanufacturing leaders can learn and discuss the most salient topics in the industry. Registered attendees are ensured a singular opportunity to collaborate for the global advancement of the remanufacturing industry. The conference, hosted on the RIT campus in upstate … Continue reading

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Bill and Evelyn Davies featured in RemanWorld April 2017 issue

On the heals of a major win for the remanufacturing sector, RemanWorld features Bill and Evelyn Davies, owners of Davies Office, on their April 2017 issue cover. The story highlights the five decade commitment the Davies’ have made pioneering the office furniture remanufacturing sector from their headquarters in Albany NY. The article speaks to the value of the remanufacturing process – reusing furniture assets to remanufacture office furniture instead of throwing away the old assets and purchasing new furniture. Remanufactured office … Continue reading

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Davies to Speak at the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Summit

Bill Davies, President of Davies Office will join Mark Buckley, Vice President, Environmental Affairs of Staples and Jennifer Russell, PhD Student & Research Assistant at Rochester Institute of Technology to present at the 2017 Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Summit. The session is called Furniture Transformed: Circular Economy Models in Action and will be held Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Denver, Co. More about the session: Furniture Transformed: Circular Economy Models in Action As a vision for the future, the circular … Continue reading

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