Cicurlarity for Furniture


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Embracing a circular economy isn't just about being environmentally conscious; it's about making a tangible impact on our carbon footprint. Urban Machine's recent project proves how keeping things local plays a pivotal role in sustainability. We began with reclaimed wood sourced right here in the Bay Area, demonstrating our commitment to reducing transportation emissions. The wood, deconstructed by FERMA Corporation, was given a new lease on life when our innovative robot removed the metal fasteners, reclaiming it for reuse in American Canyon, CA. ALL BAY MILL & LUMBER COMPANY, also in American Canyon, milled this reclaimed treasure into a canvas for creativity. Corral , located in Oakland, lent their design expertise to craft tables and bookshelves that tell a story of reclaimed history. JOINERY STRUCTURES, also in Oakland, then brought these designs to life with artisanal touches. The beauty of this project lies not only in its craftsmanship but in its circularity. By keeping it all within the Bay Area, spanning just under 130 miles, we've significantly reduced our carbon footprint. This wood, once destined for a landfill, will now grace a business right here in our community. It's proof that the circular economy isn't just a concept but a powerful force for change that offers discarded materials a vibrant second life while minimizing our environmental impact. Together, let's Salvage the Past to Build the Future, one project at a time.
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