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Waste to Wonder:
COVID-19 Update

The pandemic has shown us there is a real possibility that companies are considering reducing the number of active seating positions to account for new ways of working and to ensure that social distancing can be maintained.

This raises a challenge to minimise the impact of an abundance of newly redundant office furniture. But with every challenge comes an opportunity, and we believe that opportunity is redistributing your redundant office furniture and equipment to charitable causes. Watch our video to find out more.

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Are you aware of a community group, charity or school who would like to access furniture free of charge from Waste to Wonder? If so please share our contact details and we’ll liaise with them.

While our School in a Box programme continues to improve lives around the world, we know there are fantastic organisations here at home who could also do with some support at this time.

Watch & share our video to share the love!

Closer to Home
Could We Help You?

Are you aware of a community group, charity or school who would like to access furniture free of charge from Waste to Wonder? If so please share our contact details and we’ll liaise with them.

While our School in a Box programme continues to improve lives around the world, we know there are fantastic organisations here at home who could also do with some support at this time.

Watch & share our video to share the love!

click to watch our video

Latest Updates & News

VIDEO: Touching moment as Penyem Technical School welcomes their School in a Box Delivery

In March this year, the Global Orphan Empowerment Academy (GOEA) received three School in a Box containers. Each of these containers is 40 foot long, and packed with donated furniture that our customers and partners in the UK no longer require. The team managed to capture the heartwarming welcome one school gave to their School in a Box delivery.

Partner case study: Wagstaff Interiors Group

Partner case study: Wagstaff Interiors Group

An organisation as closely involved with furniture as Wagstaff was always going to be a natural partnership for Waste To Wonder. With a goal of 100% reuse and 0% waste, it’s their environmentally- minded ethos that really goes hand-in-hand with what we do at Waste to Wonder.

Waste to Wonder helps to furnish Bath charity, Genesis Trust

Waste to Wonder helps to furnish Bath charity, Genesis Trust

‘The show must go on’ is a saying that’s particularly true in the charity sector. When an office move coincided with the pandemic for the Genesis Trust in Bath, Waste to Wonder stepped in to find and donate the furniture they needed to continue their essential work...

How to plan a London Office Clearance

How to plan a London Office Clearance

If you own or manage an office space, you’ve probably spent much of the past year wondering what to do with it. With none of us knowing if we’ll return to conventional working life, thousands of offices across the UK are sitting empty, waiting expectantly for a mass...

Waste To Wonder On Track To Hit Ambitious £2.5 Million Goal

Waste To Wonder On Track To Hit Ambitious £2.5 Million Goal

 Waste to Wonder, an ethical office clearance provider, has achieved an impressive milestone of sending twenty-four School in a Box (SIB) containers to global charities so far in 2021. The contents of these containers equate to a fair market value £600,000 worth of...

Charity Partner: Putting a Spotlight on Spark of Hope

Charity Partner: Putting a Spotlight on Spark of Hope

In 2020, Waste to Wonder donated 47 School-in-a-Box containers’ worth of quality furniture to schools around the world. Given these ‘boxes’ are 40-foot shipping containers, that’s a lot of furniture! This year, we aim to make that number 100, and our friends and...

Redundant or ready for reuse? Challenging the Perception of Waste

Redundant or ready for reuse? Challenging the Perception of Waste

In the first of our ‘Challenging the Perception of Waste’ series, Alan Cooper – founder of Waste to Wonder – looks at how businesses’ view redundant furniture which often is sadly deemed as waste…   True sustainability is a complex animal. When McDonald’s...

Spreading Wonder: Revisiting World ORT’s Haiti Initiative

Spreading Wonder: Revisiting World ORT’s Haiti Initiative

The 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010 claimed the lives of over 200,000 citizens. It also led to wide-scale destruction, with architectural collapses as well as localised tsunamis. In response to the natural disaster, World ORT began...

Projects & Case Studies

Spreading Wonder: Revisiting World ORT’s Haiti Initiative

Spreading Wonder: Revisiting World ORT’s Haiti Initiative

The 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010 claimed the lives of over 200,000 citizens. It also led to wide-scale destruction, with architectural collapses as well as localised tsunamis. In response to the natural disaster, World ORT began an initiative to create a five-year programme to train 3,000 building labourers in earthquake-resistant construction techniques, and Waste to Wonder was proud to be part of that process.

100% Reuse Achieved for CBRE & IBM

100% Reuse Achieved for CBRE & IBM

In this project, Waste to Wonder was able to deliver a dual site clearance of over 6,000 items. We achieved 100% reuse, saving considerable disposal and environmental costs, which has created a wonderful CSR legacy for CBRE and IBM.

Dual Office Clearance for FM Company Sodexo

Dual Office Clearance for FM Company Sodexo

The Challenge Working on behalf of our partner Sodexo, this project tasked us with a clearance of over 6,000 items from two of their blue chip clients simultaneously. This involved clearing items from offices in the Strand and The Bank, ensuring a joined up process...

8,000 Item Office Clearance for the FCA

8,000 Item Office Clearance for the FCA

The Challenge By far the biggest challenge of this 8,000 item office clearance for The Financial Conduct Authority was clearing items from 17 floors at their previous flagship office in the busy and bustling Canary Wharf district. The physical toll of this job was...

IBM Office Clearance on behalf of CBRE

IBM Office Clearance on behalf of CBRE

The Challenge This clearance took place in 2019 and we were tasked with the ethical clearance of 5,000 seating positions over four separate sites our partner CBRE Group. They commisioned this particular project on behalf of their client, IBM.  CBRE are commited to...

A Selection of Our Charity Partners

Waste to Wonder and Fairfield Farm College
Waste to Wonder and Afrikids
Waste to Wonder and Westbury Community Project
Waste to Wonder and The UK Sepsis Trust
Waste to Wonder and Born Free
Waste to Wonder and Living Wage Employer
Waste to Wonder and Betel UK
Waste to Wonder and FAST Romania

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