Our Social Enterprise of the Week:
Re:work are a fantastic social enterprise, not only are they helping save the environment by recycling old furniture, they provide local businesses with high quality furniture at a reduced price.
Their Vision / Mission:
re:work supply ethically sourced used and new office furniture, throughout Yorkshire. They believe that it is a waste to simply throw away furniture which could be given a new lease of life and re-used. All their profits go straight back into the business to help it grow and create more employment opportunities for local people. re:work’s vision is to be the first choice provider of office furniture throughout Yorkshire and beyond, continuing to provide cost-effective and ethical products and services.
Why We Chose Them:
We love re:work’s eco-friendly approach of saving unwanted furniture from going to landfill. It’s also great that they are not only helping the environment, but also the local community, by offering job opportunities and apprenticeships.
The Work They Do:
“Re-Work have been crucial in helping me clear buildings of all sizes, and they’re always efficient, helpful and great to work with.” – Georgiana Weatherill, Leeds City College
“The service you provided was excellent as usual and met with our needs. Your team were friendly, efficient and polite – we would recommend Rework to our clients. Very satisfactory service.”- Julie Parker, Morrison Utilities Services
“We use Re:Work for all our furniture, the range of high quality used and new furniture is excellent. The ability to browse their stock of furniture is a real help in finding just what we want,”- Fast Signs
How They Align With Our Values:
Here at Ground Up Digital we are always trying to find new ways to be more “green” and think anything we can do to help reduce our waste is a great idea. By selling recycled furniture at a lower cost re:work are also allowing small businesses to grow and become more profitable. For more info, check out our values.
How You Can Support Them:
re:work can help businesses with the refurbishment of their office spaces by providing good quality, new and used furniture at great prices. They can also help with the disposal and re-purposing of old furniture in a responsible and environmentally friendly way.