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The Volunteer Green Team is a group of individuals who seek to create a more environmentally sustainable Arizona by helping local businesses and organizations achieve sustainability goals, all while having fun, learning new skills and meeting like-minded people. If you are interested in any of the above, you should definitely join!

Upcoming events (3)

Tour of Phoenix Materials Recovery Facility

North Gateway Transfer Station

Do you ever wonder what happens to your recycling once it leaves your curbside bin? Meet Local First Arizona's Green Team at Phoenix’s Material Recovery Facility (aka the MRF) where you will see how recycling is sorted and processed. This eye-opening tour is free and you'll walk away with a new appreciation for recycling and the people who do it. The North Gateway Transfer Station is located at 30205 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix and we will meet there. RSVP via this site and I will reach out to you with a confirmation. There is a limit to how many can attend, so reserve now!

Coffee and Sustainability - A Downtown Tour

Fair Trade Cafe

Come on out to Roosevelt Row and join Local First and some profound local coffee experts for a walking tour of sustainable coffee and local art. We will be meeting with multiple coffee companies and experts along our trek down Roosevelt Row. Our coffee professionals of the day will range from roasters to cold brewers and from coffeeshop owners to sustainability experts. This tour will culminate in a lively conversation at Local First’s own Modified Art Gallery. We will begin our day at 9:30AM at Fair Trade Café where we will meet the owner, Stephanie and hear about why she is so committed to sustainability and what Fair Trade is doing. From there we will cruise down Roosevelt to towards Modified Art! Get your tickets right here, right now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coffee-and-sustainability-a-downtown-tour-tickets-54096527169?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Downtown Phoenix Clean-Up

Downtown Phoenix Public Market

Come on out to our first Downtown Phoenix Clean-Up of the year! In 2018 we were able to pick up 320lbs of waste from the streets of Phoenix and this year our goal is 680lbs! Local First Arizona has teamed up with a variety of Downtown Businesses to expand our clean-up of the Downtown Phoenix area. We will be meeting at 9am, March 23rd behind Phoenix Public Market. We will have maps, trash grabbers, gloves, garage bags, new friends and enthusiasm to share. At the end of the day we will have a free late breakfast provided by Phoenix Public Market!.

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