Going Green Committee news

Treva Christenson

Did you know:

About the green container located on the Clubhouse patio? When at the Clubhouse, place your empty water bottles for recycling.

About the blue bin located in the main parking lot (east side of the Clubhouse)? All textiles (clothing, towels, sheets) in bin pay for the yearly shredding. All shoes (must be a wearable pair) in bin are donated to third world countries.

About the Shred-A-Thon located in the main parking lot (east side of the Clubhouse)? All paper (especially confidential information) and credit cards are shredded on site. The date for 2017 is Friday, March 17.

About other ways to Go Green? Take your grocery bags to the Hopi room on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. Donate your soda cans to the Lions (look for recycling containers around Clubhouse). Drop off any electronic devices at Scott Smith’s house, 1560 E. Buena Visa Drive


A tisket, a tasket, recycle in the basket!

Recyclables should be clean and dry,

safety is the reason why,

remove the caps and lids and rings,

because we can’t recycle these things.

Do not bag recyclables.

Recycle these items only:

Newspaper, printing paper, magazines, paper sacks; no gift wrap, tissue paper or paper towels/plates/cups

Cardboard boxes (example: cereal/prepared food and detergent boxes)

Aluminum beverage cans

Steel tin cans (includes vegetable/fruit/soup type cans)

Plastic bottles, jugs and containers (includes milk/juice/water/soft drink/condiment/shampoo/detergent/soap type jugs and bottles showing 1 through 6 on bottom – NO BAGS, SHRINK WRAP OR STYROFOAM

Glass food and beverage jars and bottles (clear/green/brown)

EMPTY aerosol cans (shaving cream/deodorant/cooking spray cans)


Shredding Day

Treva Christenson

Everyone come join us on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, for our fourth shredding day. We will hold the event in the Waterview parking lot from 9:00-11:00 a.m. We ask that you save your documents in boxes the size of banker’s boxes (legal or letter size). These boxes are easy to handle, and you can take them home and reuse them.

Each month Phoenix Fibers, located in Chandler, converts over 300 tons of denim and other cotton fabric into “shoddy fiber” which is then manufactured into many different products. Items collected include unusable towels, sheets, clothing, shoes, etc. Recycling these items not only helps the environment by reducing the amount of old stuff going into the landfills, it also helps us raise money for SunBird. We receive $.10 per pound for the donated fibers.

Come join us on the Go Green Committee. We are looking for new members and ideas. Come join us March 2, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the east end of the Ballroom.

The recycling bin is located in the Waterview parking lot.