Business Overview

This is a clothes and shoes collection bin recycling business established in 2010.

Sales for eleven months 2021 increased from $526,000 to $636,000 (up 21%) with profits almost doubling to $263,731. More bins, higher per pound prices.

Business started with 25 bins on the ground and today owns and manages 377 bins with 312 bins in service. Replacement value of bins estimated at $800-$1,200 each. With no real competition in this area, they sell primarily to brokers. The recycling products are shipped to all areas in South America.

This company is a steady financial performer. Revenues in 2019 were $560,053 with adjusted earnings of $141,022. In spite of Covid, revenues in 2020 were little changed at $552,381.

The owner will consider Seller financing for up to $250,000 for a credit strong and qualified buyer.

Buyer must sign a five-year lease on the 9,200 SF facility.

This is a proven business model with the opportunity to “Repeat the Process” for a new owner.

Three full-time and two part-time employees plus two corporate officers

The business has a special charitable focus on Autism research and therapies within the local communities.


  • Asking Price: $893,000
  • Cash Flow: $263,000
  • Gross Revenue: $560,053
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2010

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:9,200
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:5
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:


Is Support & Training Included:

Two weeks equivalent of management transition then willing to consult subject to definitive legal agreement.

Purpose For Selling:

Other business interests

Pros and Cons:

No direct competitor in this geographic market.

Additional Info

The business was founded in 2010, making the business 12 years old.

The company has 5 employees and resides in a building with approx. square footage of 9,200 sq ft.
The property is leased by the company for $0.00

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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