Tucson Federal Credit Union

Tucson Federal Credit Union

How does the company you are nominating exemplify the concepts of reducing, reusing and recycling? (500 character max.)

Tucson Federal Credit Union is reducing the amount of ordering by purchasing recycled products in bulk. TFCU installed Energy saving appliances, hand dryers, LED monitors, thermostat lock boxes, and smart irrigation controllers that gauge the climate and avoid water waste. Use updated lighting fixtures, low-flow toilets and faucets, occupancy sensor lighting, recycled consumables, and energy saving thresholds and weather stripping.

How does the company engage and inform employees and consumers about sustainability? (500 character max.)

Some of the ways that TFCU inform and engage the employees are in the break rooms with posters on recycling and recycle containers throughout the buildings. Employees have been reducing the amount of paper used by having members e-sign and fill out forms on line. Members use an IPad to sign in for assistance. Members see it at the front door with the Green business decals and recycle bins in the branches, low flow sinks and auto lights in the restrooms.

How does the company you are nominating give back to the community? (500 character max.)

TFCU’s true pride lies in its ties to the community. They strive to pay it forward through education, philanthropy, and volunteerism. Some of the organizations that they support are El Rio Health center Foundation, Educational Enrichment Foundation, Marana Community food bank, Pima County Public Library to name some of them.

What else would you like us to know about this company? (optional, 1,000 character max.)

On June 19, 2014, the City of Tucson recognized all four eligible Tucson Federal Credit Union (TFCU) branches and the corporate office as Certified Green Business facilities. TFCU believes that providing the community with infrastructure that uses sustainable practices is a progressive responsibility. Credit unions are committed to the guiding principle of “people helping people.” At TFCU, these standards in service extend to maintaining a positive, healthy, and clean community.

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