Membership Category

  • Regular

Institution

  • Centre d'innovation en ébénisterie et meuble - INOVEM

Discipline(s)

  • Chemistry
  • Forestry and Wood Science
  • Material Engineering and Metallurgic Engineering

Expertises

  • Modifications and characterization of surfaces and interfaces
  • Wood processing
  • Residue recovery
  • Polymers, composites and biomaterials
  • Chemistry

Affiliated research axes

Change and Transition Management

Planning Optimization

Resource and Product Maximization

Policy levers

Projects funded by the RRECQ

Office furniture recovery in Québec: constraints and prospects for improvement from a circular perspective

Description

The project will assess the system to recover and reclaim office furniture in Québec by evaluating initiatives, identifying stakeholders and creating an inventory of furniture types and their characteristics.

The obstacles and levers to the development of an office furniture recovery sector will also be identified.

National and international monitoring of the end-of-life management of office furniture and related business models will also be carried out.

Themes

  • Furniture industry
  • Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA)
  • Recovery
  • Sector characterization
  • SME
  • State of the art
The RRECQ is supported by the Fonds de recherche du Québec.
Fonds de recherche - Québec