Green¢ense

The Credit Union wants everyone to live in a better world and these items help!

By taking small steps we make large leaps toward a healthier environment.
JOIN US in doing so!

Green (Shred) Days 2014

Open to the public and businesses. The Credit Union will offer free shredding and helpful consumer information at the following branch locations:


Holston: Friday, March 21, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm
Morristown East: Friday, March 28, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm
Kingsport: Friday, April 4, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm
Halls: Friday, April 11, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm
West Knoxville: Saturday, April 12, 2014 9 am to 3 pm
Sevierville: Friday, April 25, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm
Northeast Knoxville: Friday, May 2, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm
Lenoir City: Friday, May 9, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm
Roane County: Friday, May 16, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm
Alcoa: Friday, June 6, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm
Bearden: Friday, June 13, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm
Turkey Creek: Friday, June 20, 2014 1 pm to 5 pm

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Green¢ense Savings and Rebate Guide

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Household Hazardous Waste

What is Household Hazardous Waste? Many common household products contain hazardous substances. These products become household hazardous waste (HHW) once the consumer no longer has any use for them. The average household generates more than 20 pounds of HHW per year. As much as 100 pounds can accumulate in the home, often remaining there until the residents move or do an extensive cleaning.

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Knoxville Recycling Coalition

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Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Although compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) are fast becoming the most popular form of efficient residential lighting, they also are starting to be seen in our landfills. Because of their mercury content, it's best to handle CFLs the same way you would other household hazardous waste products like paint or batteries. They should never be incinerated.

While most states and communities do not require recycling of compact fluorescents, check with your local community recycling center or local government about your recycling options.

If you break a CFL, the Environmental Protection Agency recommends you take
the following steps: