P17702: ABVI Upcycling: Synthetic Fibers

Problem Definition

Table of Contents

“Goodwill works to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opportunity, and helping people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work.”

Project Background

Current State


Rejected Clothing:

Current Sorting Flow Chart

Sorting Problems

One Page Summary

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Project Statement

Current State

Desired State

Project Goals


Objectives and Key Deliverables


Primary Deliverables

Secondary Deliverables


Customer Requirements (Needs)

Customer Requirements

Customer Requirements

Engineering Requirements (Metrics & Specifications)

Engineering Requirements

Engineering Requirements


Draft Project Plan

Draft of Project Plan

Draft of Project Plan

Next Steps - Possible Production Routes

Decomposition and Re-Spinning of Fibers

Creating Hard Goods from Synthetic Fabrics

Stuffing for Blankets and Pillows



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