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Give your IKEA furniture a second life

With Buy-back, you can sell us pre-loved IKEA furniture you don’t need in a safe, streamlined way year-round. You get the value back on a refund card, and we give your piece a new home through our As-is department. Everyone wins, especially the planet.

Join us in making a better deal for the planet.

Terms and Conditions apply. 

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How Buy-back works

  1. Determine what you want to resell. Only unmodified, completely assembled second hand IKEA furniture is accepted for buyback. Refer to the lists of eligible/ineligible products below. For ineligible items, consider reuse, donation, selling via online marketplaces or recycling.
  2. Use the buy-back estimator tool.  Find what IKEA furniture you’re interested in selling and tell us its condition. You’ll get an estimate of what IKEA will pay to buy back your furniture.  
  3. Make sure your furniture is clean and assembled, ready for its new home. Bring it and your estimate to the Exchange and Returns section of your nearest IKEA store. 
  4. Pat yourself on the back. You’re helping us prolong product life, promote second hand furniture and waste less. Thanks for contributing to making IKEA more circular and to becoming people and planet positive!
  5.  Your IKEA Refund card can be used in any Australian IKEA store, or on Your refund card is valid for 3 years from the date of issue.

What second hand IKEA furniture does IKEA buy back?

We are looking for...

  • Unmodified, completely assembled, clean IKEA products
  • Chest of drawers
  • Office chairs and desks
  • Bedside tables
  • Display cabinets
  • Sideboards
  • Bookcases and shelf units
  • Sofas and armchairs
  • Office storage
  • TV benches
  • Cabinets
  • Dining tables and chairs
  • And more

We can't accept...

  • Non-IKEA products, hacked IKEA products, modified IKEA products
  • Individual components of combination/modular IKEA products
  • Products that have been used outside (including outdoor furniture)
  • Market hall items (accessories, decorations, textiles, lighting fixtures)
  • Mattresses and bed textiles (blankets, mattress protectors)
  • Soft furnishings (pillows, towels, rugs)
  • Items that contain glass
  • Kitchens (including benchtops, cabinets, fronts)
  • PAX wardrobes and accessories
  • Other over-sized items
  • Appliances or other electrical items
  • Children’s and baby products (cribs, mattresses, changing tables)
  • Products purchased from the As-Is department

 Frequently asked questions

  • IKEA’s Buy-back service is available at all IKEA stores in Australia.

    Any changes to the service availability will be communicated on the online tool.

  • Customers can find second hand IKEA products in the As-Is area of the store, located just before the checkouts.

    Products here are not only better for your wallet but also better for the planet, giving products a second life.

  • For ineligible products, consider reuse, donation, selling via online marketplaces or recycling.

    IKEA reserves the right to refuse to accept a product at in its sole discretion, including if your products are ineligible for the furniture Buy-back service, are not as described in the online web solution.Products that are not accepted must be taken away by the customer, products are not to be left on IKEA premises.

  • In Australia, the Buy-back & Resell service is available throughout the year, not just during the Black Friday event.Any changes to the service availability will be communicated on the online tool.