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Our Sustainability Story

Our Mission

We founded this business more than 15 years ago on the premise that sustainable practices are not only good for the environment but good business. Our readily available furniture of over 100,000 items is showcased, stored, and reconditioned in a 60-year-old converted catalog warehouse located in an underserved area of Chicago. Our diverse staff of furniture specialists, designers, and production workers take pride in knowing that we offer the highest quality of pre-owned and refurbished furniture at prices that are affordable to both small and large businesses alike.

Our Belief in the Circular Economy

We believe today’s environmental stewardship is everyone’s responsibility. We are doing our part by offering sustainable office furniture solutions. We participate in the circular economy by acquiring premium pre-owned office furniture from all over the country to refurbish, recondition & repurpose. These assets are then resold to value-driven and ecologically-minded individuals, firms, and organizations. Our approach allows us to divert hundreds of tons of materials from landfills every year which reduces the need for new furniture production.

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Office Furniture Center is proud to showcase sustainable and eco-friendly solutions in our showroom.

Our company was founded on the belief that premium office furniture still in great condition should not be thrown away when a company moves offices. By sourcing our furniture from companies in the Chicagoland area who are transitioning offices, we are able to divert over 300 tons of material from landfills every year. This allows our customers to not only save big on high quality furniture from top brands, but also make a positive impact on our environment.

We are proudly committed to sustainability and efficiency.

In addition to our business model, our showroom has been outfitted with LEED lighting which is low-energy and helps cut the monthly power draw of OFC. Every workstation in our management office is equipped with a smart power strip that prevents energy usage while employees are away. We are partners with the Chicago Furniture Bank who share space with us in our showroom. The Chicago Furniture Bank takes donations of used residential furniture and resells it to lower income families in the Chicago area. Office Furniture Center is also a proud member of the Illinois Green Alliance, which is a membership driven, non-profit that works to promote green buildings and sustainable communities.

OFC is proud to be a partner with Recycling Works Massachusetts and is listed as one of their trusted liquidators and refurbishers.

They provide some great information in their Business and Institutional Furniture and Office Equipment Reuse Guide which we recommend reading.