Furniture belongs in houses, not in landfills. Repairing, repurposing, reusing and eventually recycling will help us decrease the 9 million-plus tons of furniture and home furnishings being landfilled each year.
Off the Curb, Inc. is working toward furniture-free landfills through the promotion of reuse and repair, and through the adoption of innovative recycling practices once furniture reaches the end of its usable lifespan.
The Pittsburgh area offers plenty of alternatives to disposing of unwanted furniture. First and foremost, we seek to connect people with the organizations offering these alternatives.
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We’ve all been there. That sofa we once loved just isn’t working anymore. That chair we snagged on clearance is as comfortable as a rock. The crossroads between “keep it” and “let it go” can be a scary place. And a lot of unwanted furniture simply ends up on the curb. These three steps can help furniture avoid that fate and help our planet in return.