Month: June 2012

Tips on storage optimisation

Ivana’s Top 3 Storage Tips Mix business with nature. Use planter boxes on top of filing storage units.  Available in various formats including lateral filing, shelving units, tambour units or combination units. Funky colourful tinted plastic desk organisers – why not make your workspace fun with these fruity bright colours!     Colour coding can […]

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Environmental choices……

Refurbishing office furniture is a valid option these days as the average piece of furniture is used for less than ten years, before being discarded or replaced creating a huge amount of waste in landfill. You can avoid this wastefulness by choosing smartly designed furniture in the set-up of an office.Help the planet and your […]

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AFRDI – What is it?

Who is AFRDI?  Did you know that a standards body exists for furniture? The Australasian Furnishing Research and Development Institute [AFRDI] is an independent non-for-profit organisation that provides standards, testing and product certification for buyers and sellers of furniture in Australia and New Zealand.  Testing and certification is useful to ensure that products are safe […]

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Ivana’s Top 3 Storage Tips

Mix business with nature. Use planter boxes on top of filing storage units.  Available in various formats including lateral filing, shelving units, tambour units or combination units.

Funky colourful tinted plastic desk organisers – why not make your workspace fun with these fruity bright colours!

 

 

Colour coding can streamline file storage to look less bulky and distracting.

 Do you have any storage tips you would like to share?

 


Refurbishing office furniture is a valid option these days as the average piece of furniture is used for less than ten years, before being discarded or replaced creating a huge amount of waste in landfill.

You can avoid this wastefulness by choosing smartly designed furniture in the set-up of an office.
Help the planet and your company morale by choosing healthy, eco-functional and affordable furniture made from refurbished, recycled products.

Need some advice in choosing sustainable furniture please send us a message or choose Redline to refurbish your outdated furniture. 


Who is AFRDI?  Did you know that a standards body exists for furniture?


The Australasian Furnishing Research and Development Institute [AFRDI] is an independent non-for-profit organisation that provides standards, testing and product certification for buyers and sellers of furniture in Australia and New Zealand. 

Testing and certification is useful to ensure that products are safe and will survive everyday wear and tear.  By choosing to use products that meet the AFRDI standards you are making sustainably viable decision – as it reduces the need to replace furniture in the short term.

 

TYPES OF FURNITURE TESTED

Height adjustable swivel chairs

Visitors chairs

Desks and workstations

Monitor arms

Filing cabinets

Storage furniture

Table bases

Recliner chairs

There is an International equivalent body that tests and certifies furniture – BSI (British Standards International)


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