Ikea launches ‘buy back’ initiative as part of sustainability drive

IKEA launches Buy Back, enabling customers to sell back old furniture, giving thousands of items a second life (1)

Ikea is set to launch its ‘buy back’ initiative, which allows customers to sell their unwanted furniture back to the retailer.

The service was originally set to launch last year, but was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic and associated restrictions on physical retail.

To take advantage of the initiative, customers can sell back their second-hand Ikea furniture in return for an Ikea voucher.

The voucher will have no expiry date to encourage customers to only purchase something when they really need it – again encouraging more sustainable behaviours.

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