Insights|Circular Economy

Edge and partners secure Federal funding to develop commercial furniture stewardship scheme

Written by Richard Griffiths

Edge in collaboration with GECA and the Global Product Stewardship Council, will design a product stewardship scheme that will help reduce the estimated 30,000 tonnes of commercial furniture waste.

CIRCULAR ECONOMY|WASTE MANAGEMENT|COMMERCIAL FURNITURE|PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP

“We’ve worked on the issue of fitout waste for many years and, despite great leaps forward in diverting materials such as carpet, glass and plasterboard, furniture has remained a stubbornly hard nut to crack. With this funding, we have the opportunity to create a solution that – with the support of property companies, contractors and furniture companies alike – has potential to improve environmental outcomes, drive economic benefits and create hundreds, if not thousands, of jobs”

Edge CEO
Jonas Bengtsson

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