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Breaking the Cycle of Waste in the Office

OPI Magazine Features Davies Office and Staples Business article in their Nov 2017 issue. You can read the article here: Breaking the Cycle of Waste in the Office

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Going to Greenbuild 2017? Don’t miss this education session Wednesday a.m.

Bill Davies of Davies Office; Mark Buckley, VP Sustainability at Staples, Inc. and Jennifer Russell, PhD Candidate & Research Assistant at Rochester Institute of Technology will be presenting together at Greenbuild 2017. Their Greenbuild presentation will detail the Circular Economy in action. Offering new insight into the motivation, strategy, and tactics that will be needed to foster industry-led market transformation. As an example of circular business models and sustainable process innovation, the key leaders from Staples and Davies Office will … Continue reading

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Circular Economy Network NYC Kick-Off Event Oct 26 2017

Bill Davies has once again been asked to speak at an event on The Circular Economy. The event (hosted by the CEN) will be Thursday Oct 26, 2017 from 6:00-8:30 pm in NYC at the Urban Future Lab in Brooklyn, NY. The Circular Economy Network (CEN) is a new collaborative brought to you by circular economy catalysts Sarah Bloomquist and Tessa Vlaanderen. Who aim to advance regenerative systems locally and globally through our monthly interactive — participation required! — forums … Continue reading

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Bill Davies to speak at IFMA World Workplace 2017

Bill Davies will be presenting on sustainability at IFMA2017 World Workplace Conference in Houston, TX. The presentation will be on Friday Oct 20, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. Bill will present on the on the environmental impact of legacy office furniture. The presentation will share the latest information about trends in office furniture and the economic and environmental ramifications on the obsolete products. The presentation will address the economic, social and environmental alternatives available to truly “close the loop”. Bill will … Continue reading

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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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