62 tons of material diverted from the landfills.
809 cubic yards of material given a second life.
36.42 metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions prevented from entering the atmosphere…. that’s like the GHG emissions from removing 7.8 cars from the road for 1 year… or making 25 round trips between Austin and New York City.*
Carbon emissions avoided equivalent to carbon sequestered by 42.84 acres of U.S. forests storing carbon for a year.*
*Data provided by DonateNYC program through NYC's Reuse Impact Calculator. Only includes diversion from drop-off stations and mattress sanitization pilots.
Social & ECONOMIC
$18,000+ in property manager savings (calculated from 5 property portfolios that responded to City staff requests for data)
$136,000 estimated value of recovered material from West Campus Move out.
225 under-served Austin citizens directly benefited by material donated.
Profits from sold material enough to employ 2 entry-level employees at a reuse organization, and provide 23 hours of employee training