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  • 1. Goodwill Textile Donations Presented by Bill LaBelle Director of Operations Morgan Memorial Goodwill of Boston
  • 2. Goodwill collects clothing and household items, saving them from landfillsRecyclable materialsare sorted and sent to become new products Donated items are sold in Goodwill Retail Stores Items not sold at Outlet Stores are Items not sold baled and sold go to Goodwill after-market Outlets and “as is” Stores for sale
  • 3. Morgan Memorial Goodwill 2011 Snapshot 849,000 store shoppers 543,000 donors 21,721,000 pounds diverted from local landfills; 10,861 TONS
  • 4. How we do it 38 Donation Centers are located from Worcester and all points east
  • 5. Processing Donations are brought to the Goodwill Distribution Center for processing and inspection Items meeting Goodwill quality standards are sold in stores, items not are sent for after- market recycling
  • 6. The “ideal” Textile Clean Dry Free of hazardous materials or waste **NOTE**  Goodwill accepts items that are torn, have mild stains (paint, grass, etc), linens, towels, wash cloths, and everyday household textiles
  • 7. The “not so ideal” Textile Items described as “RAGS” Items described as “SOILED” Items that are wet or have a strong odor **KEY POINT**  If it isn’t a TV or a CRT there is a 99.99% chance Goodwill accepts it!
  • 8. 2011 After-Market = 82% diversion rate AfterMarket % Diversion from Landfill100%90%80%70%60%50%40%30%20%10% 0% r r r r y y h be be be ne t l ly ay us e i ar ar c pr Ju ob m ar em em Ju M nu ru ug A te ct M eb Ja A ov ec O p F Se N D
  • 9. WHAT CAN A GOODWILL DONATION CENTER DO FOR YOUR MUNICIPALITY??? _______________________Raise your hand if you pay $65per ton for trash removal……
  • 10. ADC Report FY11 $65 per ton Location FY11 Donations Daily Average % of total donations Program Revenue (Est) Total Tons Town trash savings Textile Tonnage "Other" Tonnage Arlington 36,796 102 13.40% $876,480.72 735.92 $47,834.80 515.14 220.78 Boston 60,652 168 22.08% $1,444,730.64 1,213.04 $78,847.60 849.13 363.91 Concord 26,801 74 9.76% $638,399.82 536.02 $34,841.30 375.21 160.81 Lexington 39,055 108 14.22% $930,290.10 781.10 $50,771.50 546.77 234.33 Newton 30,967 86 11.27% $737,633.94 619.34 $40,257.10 433.54 185.80 Sudbury 22,002 61 8.01% $524,087.64 440.04 $28,602.60 308.03 132.01 Wellesley 18,091 50 6.59% $430,927.62 361.82 $23,518.30 253.27 108.55 Woburn 24,714 69 9.00% $588,687.48 494.28 $32,128.20 346.00 148.28 Reading 10,047 28 3.66% $239,319.54 200.94 $13,061.10 140.66 60.28 Norwood 2,285 25 0.83% $54,428.70 45.70 $2,970.50 31.99 13.71N. Andover 3,261 12 1.19% $77,677.02 65.22 $4,239.30 45.65 19.57SUMMARY 274,671 77 $646,498.62 543 $35,283.30 380 163 Total Average Average Average Average Average Average