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Phoenix Recycling Printable Flyers:

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Teaching Responsible Earth Education (T.R.E.E.) is a New Orleans nonprofit that offers innovative environmental science programs to 4th, 5th, and 7th grade students. These programs provide hands-on science curriculum based education for school classes at T.R.E.E.’s Outdoor Classroom. The multi-day programs provide unique educational experiences that teach children about the interconnectedness of people and nature. Please visit our website to learn more, www.treetalk.org.

 

Green Light New Orleans invests energy in people by assisting New Orleans residents in person, one household at a time. Volunteers install free energy efficient light bulbs for Greater New Orleans Area residents to demonstrate that a mass movement of individual actions creates a significant impact on our environment and community. Green Light connects New Orleans residents to relevant, local opportunities and encourages individual actions so that everyone can benefit from a vibrant, resilient, and sustainable community. Visit our website to learn more: www.greenlightneworleans.org.

  

Animal Rescue New Orleans -  Animal Rescue New Orleans (ARNO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit grassroots volunteer organization founded by Jane Garrison and two of her good friends. Involved in hands-on Katrina rescue in the greater New Orleans area, Jane was one of the first out-of-town persons on the scene at ‘rescue headquarters’ located at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, LA. Jane worked with hundreds of volunteers to rescue thousands of animals, and then Lamar-Dixon shut down in October 2005. ARNO is the only no-kill animal shelter in the New Orleans area. Volunteers are always needs and welcomed. animalrescueneworleans.org

 

The Green Project a non-profit building supply retail store in New Orleans. They develop a culture of creative reuse by building a marketplace for reclaimed materials and cultivating a respect for their value. They also accept e-Waste thegreenproject.org

Become a member for just $25 and get 5% off all warehouse items, enjoy special "members only" sales, and attend weekly workshops for free. Plus you get that warm fuzzy feeling by knowing you are helping continue all that they do.

 

Bayou Rebirth a great organization and a good source of information. Get on their email list - volunteer@bayourebirth.org.

 

The ReUse District aims to increase the appreciation and accessibility of reused materials in the 7th Ward, Bywater, Marigny, St. Claude and St. Roch neighborhoods. thereusedistrict.org 

From Bottle Cap to Shower Curtains, the ReUse District has a new column on their website to share creative reuse ideas using everyday items. Check out The Reuse District's website to learn how to use even the smallest of everyday items.

 

Green Tree is an entirely new way for your group to raise its needed money through environmentally friendly fundraisers from tree plantings to personalized water bottles! No money down is necessary to start these great fund-raising opportunities that put more money toward your group and more trees back in the earth. Contact your community coordinator Meghan Johnson at meghanlizj@gmail.com or check out the following link: greentreefootprints.org

 

Miss Malaprop offers unique handmade and eco-friendly goods by a variety of artists, including many Gulf Coast based designers. Please enter the gift code PhoenixRecycling in the coupon code box at checkout for $5 off your next purchase. Limit 1 per customer.  shopMissMalaprop.com

 

ZukaBaby carries environmentally and socially responsible products and provides support to families seeking natural solutions to modern parenting. Specializing in cloth diapers, nursing, babywearing, natural toys, organic clothing and locally made items. They also offer free classes, gift registries and a resource board. Visit 2124 Magazine St. (near Jackson) or online at zukababy.com

 

Custom Slipcovers by Sally Newhart. Reuse your furniture. Update and refresh your furniture with a new slipcover. Perfecting the craft since 1974.  Free estimates by phone at s.e.newhart@hotmail.com

 

Shop at Swap Clothing REDISCOVERED.  Rethink your shopping habits - or at least stop in and have a look around. 7716 Maple St SwapBoutique.com

 

Rubarbike is a volunteer run space, who's goal is to provide adequate tools and competent help to meet the needs of those who desire to build and repair bikes. RUBARB is an educational space where we all can share and learn from each other's skills and experiences. rubarbike.com

 

Spruce Eco-Studio is a design studio & retail storefront featuring an extraordinary selection of eco-friendly decor and green design services.  More at sprucenola.com

 

Blue Cypress Bookstore. There are plenty of reasons to buy new books - support your favorite authors and support local bookstores, among them. But, check out Blue Cypress Bookstore the next time you want to look for a deal, an unusual book or a break from a big-box bookstore. Re-use is always better than recycle. 8126 Oak St

 

A note from the LA/SPCA: We move through many communities throughout our lives: family, school, work, special interests. Through these communities, we form important bonds that help us throughout our lives. The LA/SPCA community is a very special group of people dedicated to advancing the welfare of animals. Please join us today in forwarding this mission and interacting as one community. la-spca.org

NO Fleas Market is a resale shop supporting animal welfare.  Just drop-off your items at 4934 Tchoupitoulas St. and designate the Louisiana SPCA as your animal charity and we’ll receive a portion of the proceeds from each sale!

 

The Humane Society of Louisiana, through Operation Here to Help is working to assist animals in need in the Gulf.  For more information, people can visit Operation Here to Help on Facebook.  For more information on the Humane Society of Louisiana, please visit their website at www.humanela.org.

NOVAC is a 501 c3 nonprofit whose mission is to foster the creation and appreciation of film and video for a public of diverse ages, income levels and backgrounds. NOVAC accomplishes this mission through education, career development, community outreach, independent productions, and special events.