P17702: ABVI Upcycling: Synthetic Fibers
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Detailed Design

Table of Contents

Progress Report

Team progress report is here.

Project Context

Client

Joe Kells Director of Sales and Business Development ABVI-Goodwill

Problem

400 million pounds of soft goods, that are no longer profitable, are stored by Goodwills across America

Solution

Recycle material for viable product possibilities to increase revenue and create jobs

Strategy

Use products as a marketing tool to spread a message of sustainability and social good. The product will be sold with the Goodwill brand to ensure positive receival

Waste Clothing from Goodwill

Design and Motivation

Users and Target Market

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Research

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Narrative

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Furniture Concepts

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Inspired by Nature

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Productivity and Bio-mimicry

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Refined Concepts

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Fusion 360

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Material Samples

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Structure

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Engineering

Processes Considered

Harbec Tour

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Update on Injection Molding

Alternatives to Respinning

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Automated Sorting

Risk Assessment

Our complete risk assessment can be found here.

Risk over Time

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Decided End Deliverables - Our “Bill of Materials”

Comparison Spreadsheet

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Previous MDS Group

Financials

Plans for Next Phase

Gantt Chart and Schedule

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The complete Microsoft Project schedule can be viewed here: Plan_V6.mpp.

To Erin's personal vision for the project click here.

To Valeria's personal vision for the project click here.

To Corey's personal vision for the project click here.


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