ReCycle That

Recycle
Help Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell
Place a Recycle That Collection Box
at your Business Location

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Why you should donate your worn, torn and well-adorned. 

Imagine your favorite old flannel pajamas reappearing as a dust cloth for an artistic craftsman finishing fine custom furniture… 

Even torn and damaged clothing, linens and bedding/bath have a second life beyond their original use.  These items are cut down and re-purposed into industrial wiping cloths and used in industries like, construction, maintenance, custodial and repair. 

In fact, approximately 30% of all textiles donated will find a new use as industrial wiping cloths.  So, even if it’s worn or torn don’t hesitate, just donate.

Recycle That container is located at the ReStore Billerica

Recycled To Date
Thanks to you and countless others, Recycle That and its affiliates have recycled to date, nearly 230 million pounds of used and unwanted textiles and household goods.

“Live simply so that others may simply live.” – - Mohandas Gandhi
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Recycle That is a for profit offering community organization an easy, no cost and no risk way to encourage recycling and raise awareness of the community organization.

Recycle That will pay Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell for used and unwanted clothing, shoes, backpacks, fashion accessories, books and CDs/DVDs deposited in their collection boxes.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell is seeking new collection box host sites.  By placing a box at your location and participating in the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell donation program, your business benefits in a number of ways.  To learn more about how your business can help read more at: Recycle That Donation Box Host Benefits1

Did you know: In addition to relieving our already-crowded landfills of approximately 700 pounds of textiles, one full collection box supports Habitat by enabling the purchase equivalent of:

  • 10 – 2×4 studs
  • 3-4 sheets dry wall
  • 1 bundle of shingles
  • 1-2 rolls fiberglass insulation
  • 5 lb box of drywall screws
  • 2,500 framing nails for nail gun

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell has a Recycle That collection box atthe Habitat ReStore, 257 Boston Road, Billerica, MA.

To host a Recycle That collection box at your location contact Matt Libby at 978-726-3834.  Please tell him you are affiliated with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell.