Used Kitchen Exchange is one of the UK’s largest retailers specialising in the sale of approved used and ex-display kitchens. With its 1,500th kitchen being sold in 2019, the equivalent of 1,800 tonnes of landfill has been prevented with a carbon saving of 9,000 tonnes.
Used Kitchen Exchange (UKE) delivers an innovative, ethical solution for pre-owned and ex-display kitchens. UKE actively promotes the sale and reuse of pre-owned kitchens, preventing waste and reducing a new kitchen’s eco-footprint. There is something for all budgets on the company’s site, which allows any ethically motivated or cost-conscious buyer to purchase an affordable, pre-owned kitchen.
Tonnes of savings
Used Kitchen Exchange’s innovative services ensure support towards a wider, circular economy. For each under-used kitchen sold, there is an average saving of 1.2 tons of landfill, which would allow a family of four to live carbon neutral for a year. With their 1,500th kitchen being sold in 2019, the equivalent of 1,800 tons of landfill has been prevented with a carbon saving of 9,000 tonnes.
Global Good Awards
The Global Good Awards rewards businesses, NGOs, charities, and social enterprises of all shapes and sizes for ‘doing good’, globally. Formerly the National CSR Awards, the Global Good Awards are about rewarding change in all organisations, and encouraging the development of ethical business practices. Recently, the Used Kitchen Exchange won ‘Gold’ in the Global Good Awards 2019, for ‘Best Start-up Enterprise.’
This story shows how Used Kitchen Exchange supports Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, specifically Target 12.4: “By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling, and reuse.”
About Used Kitchen Exchange
Used Kitchen Exchange is one of the UK’s largest retailers specialising in the sale of approved used and ex-display kitchens. The company works in partnership with some of the UK’s premier kitchen showrooms to offer quality, pre-owned and ex-display kitchens at a fraction of the original retail price.
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