In honor of the eco-friendly holiday, the Swedish furniture giant and Goodwill Industries International are coming together to host a nation-wide furniture donation that also includes a full day of sustainability-themed activities. Customers can give their used furniture —it doesn’t even have to be from IKEA—to one of the Goodwill trucks situated in their local IKEA store’s parking lot and in return, will receive a coupon for $20 off a $150 IKEA purchase.
Besides donating old furniture, customers can also participate in a full day of in-store activities. These range from IKEA Family giveaways and workshops to nutritional and sustainable food courtesy of the Swedish Food Market (which is offering $5 off your $25 in-store purchase; time to stock up on
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“The Goodwill and IKEA partnership helps fulfill the Goodwill mission of providing an environmentally responsible end-of-life solution for items that are challenging for consumers to donate. Goodwill will sell those items in stores to create job training and placement opportunities for people in local communities throughout the United States,” said Jim Gibbons, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries International.
Have some pieces you’re looking to get rid of? The furniture take back event will take place from 9:30 a.m to 6:00 p.m. You can check your nearest participating IKEA store and even RSVP
Published on April 20, 2017