Environmental Impact

Green Since 1919


Donated goods have the power to change lives, strengthen communities and create a healthier environment. Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. receives and sorts through thousands of gently-used clothing and other household items each day to help keep millions of pounds of goods from polluting the Earth. Goodwill is doing its part to help keep the environment clean for future generations. Since 2012, we have diverted 97 million pounds of goods from going to landfills. Approximately 3.7 million pounds of donations were sold in stores.

These Sustainable Donations Include:

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million lbs of clothing
349950
lbs of shoes
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lbs of books
349950
lbs of linens
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lbs of scrap metal
349950
lbs of toys
42000
lbs of handbags

We took part in the Dell Reconnect Program in 2014, and recycled :

482000
lbs of computer equipment