earth day articles


May 3rd, 2011

CUs Partner to Clean Up The Arboretum

To celebrate Earth Day 2011, staff and members from SMCU partnered with the same from Verity Credit Union to help clean up the Washington Park Arboretum. Directed by the Student Conservation Association, volunteers spent the day eradicating invasive species that can threaten the health of the Arboretum ecosystem, as well as a host of other… (keep reading)


April 7th, 2011

Free Shred Day: April 23rd, 10am to 2pm

It’s back again, by popular demand. SMCU is celebrating Earth Day 2011 with a free Shred Day for members. This year we’ll be shredding at FIVE of our branch locations! What can I shred? If you have a box of sensitive documents you’ve been meaning to throw away, or a file cabinet full of paperwork… (keep reading)


April 7th, 2011

SMCU Celebrates Earth Day with Cooperation

Of all the Cooperative Principles, perhaps the most unusual and inspiring is Principle #6, Cooperation Among Cooperatives. When co-ops join forces, we accomplish some amazing things. What better time to celebrate cooperation for the greater good than on Earth Day!

On Saturday, April 23, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union, Verity Credit Union and Seattle REI will partner with the Student Conservation Association, UW Botanic Gardens and Seattle Parks and Recreation for a day of fun restoration projects at the Washington Park Arboretum.

Free one-of-a-kind event t-shirts for the first 50 SMCU members!!(keep reading)