New facility to provide more opportunity for recycling, sustainability, and community partnerships
EDMONTON, AB – January 30, 2017 – Goodwill Industries of Alberta Impact Centre, located at 11415 168 Street NW in Edmonton, will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 2nd at 12:00 PM. Those joining us on the 2nd include; MLA Jon Carson and Mayor Don Iveson to bring their words of welcome, and take part in our celebration! Community partners such as Habitat for Humanity, You Can Ride 2, College Hunks and many more will also be attending the celebration.
The Impact Centre allows Goodwill to consolidate many of its Edmonton and area operations, centralizing recycling efforts and reducing waste, providing extra value to our shoppers and donors and always furthering our efforts to connect Albertans with disabilities to meaningful employment.
The 100,000 square foot, first facility of its kind in Canada is home to an outlet store where everything is sold by the pound, a community engagement space, our Commercial Services division, furniture outlet, donation centre and, a warehouse and centralized recycling area.
President and CEO Dale Monaghan says, “the Impact Centre is an innovative, brand new facility that will do more for this organization and enterprise than anything we have ever done in the past: more efficiency, more recycling and sustainability opportunities, and most importantly more mission opportunity. The Impact Centre will create jobs for persons with disabilities inside this facility, outside our enterprise and through many partnerships.”
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