La Rênoverie

Solution: Second-hand furniture. Owner: La Rênoverie. Strategy: Reuse.

Furniture in a room


La Rênoverie checks, cleans and c repairs donated furniture for resale.


Ambérieu-en-Bugey, France.


Eight employees operate within an 800m² space.

Potential circular economy impact

La Rênoverie redistributes functioning furniture. This reduces the need for more raw materials and reduces the amount sent to landfill or incineration.

What’s involved?

People: Store staff; staff to sort, clean and repair the furniture.

Resources: Space to store and display furniture; cleaning and repair tools.

Technology: Website; financial accounting system.

Implementation: Collecting, cleaning, sorting and repairing furniture; labelling and pricing the furniture; displaying the furniture for sale.

More information

La Rênoverie website