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Going Green for Earth Day

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at 4:57pm. 444 Views, 0 Comments.


Going Green, Surterre Properties, Earth Day, Greening Your Home

Buy In Bulk

When buying items that you use daily or in large quantities, consider buying in bulk. You will save money and packaging. Consider splitting bulk purchases with neighbors or friends to get that savings but not the full quantity of the purchase.

Find Recycled Items

Look for products that contain or are packaged with post-consumer recycled materials whenever possible.

Use CFL Light Bulbs

When your incandescent light bulbs stop working, replace them with the new, energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) CFLs use two-thirds less energy than traditional incandescent light bulbs and last 10 times longer.

Get Reusable Bags

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Go Green In Your Home This Spring

Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 12:11pm. 420 Views, 0 Comments.


  Going Green, Surterre Properties, Earth Day, Greening Your Home    


The start of spring means the celebration of all things "GREEN" - and whether you'd like to focus on enhancing your property's curb appeal or freshening up the interior, you can go green by taking an eco-friendly approach to the care and keeping of your home.

With Earth Day coming up on April 22nd, it's a great time to make small changes that can have a big environmental impact, like switching from incandescent lightbulbs to compact fluorescent, using low VOC paint, and incorporating native plants into a low-maintenance landscape.

Not only will eco-friendly upgrades like these help you lead a greener life, they can be attractive features to potential homebuyers if you plan on listing your property for sale. For more wayts to increase the…

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Surterre's eWaste and Paper Shredding Events

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 4:32pm. 530 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Surterre Properties eWaste Drives



Stop by our January eWaste Collection & Document Shredding Drives

We are starting the year off right with several upcoming eWaste Collection & Document Shredding Drives. We invite you to drive by and let our Surterre agents and volunteers take those landfill “no-no’s” off of your hands.

Our first event will be held tomorrow, Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m at the Laguna Beach School District parking lot (550 Blumont, corner of Park Avenue/Blumont).

Our next event will be located in Monarch Beach on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m, at the South Shores Church parking lot (32712 Crown Valley Prkwy, Dana Point).

All of our eWaste events are a free service with no forms to complete. In fact, guests…

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Laguna Beach eWaste Drive | January 12th

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 10:06am. 465 Views, 0 Comments.

Surterre Properties eWaste Drives

 

Saving The Environment Is As Easy As 1, 2, Drive-Thru

Instead of stumbling over your unused computer, printer, fax machine, or television, or hand shredding those important documents, Surterre Properties® invites anyone with these and other unwanted electronics and paper to drive through the Laguna Beach School District parking lot (550 Blumont, corner of Park Avenue/Blumont) on Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and drop off these landfill “no-no’s”. This is a free service with no forms to complete and guests won’t even need to get out of their car.

Surterre Properties agents and volunteers will collect the eWaste and deliver them to a recycling center. Eco-friendliness is made easier, thanks to Surterre…

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Surterre's Newport Beach eWaste A Success

Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 12:49pm. 504 Views, 0 Comments.

  2013 eWaste Drive Schedule

 


Surterre Properties® Hosts Successful eWaste & Document Shredding Event

Surterre Properties’® recent Newport Beach eWaste and document shredding drive, held at Surterre’s headquarters on October 27, did a tremendous amount of good for the environment, collecting approximately 5,928 pounds (over 2 tons) of electronic waste and shredding approximately 5,580 pounds of confidential documents on-site. For this event, Surterre and the Newport Beach community’s commitment to ProShred’s environmentally conscious shredding and recycling service saved 76 trees.

At the four Newport Beach eWaste and document shredding events held this year, a total of 209 trees were saved and approximately 19,815 pounds of confidential documents were shred…

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Newport Beach eWaste Tomorrow | October 27th

Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 1:23pm. 446 Views, 0 Comments.

Laguna Beach eWaste Event

 

Our Newport Beach eWaste And Shredding Collection Day Is Tomorrow!

Instead of stumbling over your unused computer, printer, fax machine, or television, or hand shredding those important documents, Surterre Properties® invites anyone with these and other unwanted electronics and paper to drive through its headquarters parking lot (located at 1400 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach) on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and drop off these landfill “no-no’s”. This is a free service with no forms to complete and guests won’t even need to get out of their car.

Surterre Properties agents
and volunteers will collect the eWaste and deliver them to a recycling center. Eco-friendliness is made easier, thanks to Surterre Properties. In…

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Newport Beach eWaste Reminder | October 27

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 12:48pm. 419 Views, 0 Comments.

Laguna Beach eWaste Event

 

Our Newport Beach eWaste And Shredding Collection Day Is Three Days Away!

Instead of stumbling over your unused computer, printer, fax machine, or television, or hand shredding those important documents, Surterre Properties® invites anyone with these and other unwanted electronics and paper to drive through its headquarters parking lot (located at 1400 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach) on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and drop off these landfill “no-no’s”. This is a free service with no forms to complete and guests won’t even need to get out of their car.

Surterre Properties agents
and volunteers will collect the eWaste and deliver them to a recycling center. Eco-friendliness is made easier, thanks to Surterre…

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Newport Beach eWaste Reminder | October 27

Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 12:12pm. 437 Views, 0 Comments.

Laguna Beach eWaste Event

 

Our Newport Beach eWaste And Shredding Collection Day Is One Week Away!

Instead of stumbling over your unused computer, printer, fax machine, or television, or hand shredding those important documents, Surterre Properties® invites anyone with these and other unwanted electronics and paper to drive through its headquarters parking lot (located at 1400 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach) on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and drop off these landfill “no-no’s”. This is a free service with no forms to complete and guests won’t even need to get out of their car.

Surterre Properties agents
and volunteers will collect the eWaste and deliver them to a recycling center. Eco-friendliness is made easier, thanks to Surterre Properties.…

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Newport Beach eWaste Drive | October 27th

Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 2:55pm. 403 Views, 0 Comments.

Laguna Beach eWaste Event

  

Surterre Properties® Hosts eWaste And Document Shredding Event

Instead of stumbling over your unused computer, printer, fax machine, or television, or hand shredding those important documents, Surterre Properties® invites anyone with these and other unwanted electronics and paper to drive through its headquarters parking lot (located at 1400 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach) on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and drop off these landfill “no-no’s”. This is a free service with no forms to complete and guests won’t even need to get out of their car.

Surterre Properties agents
and volunteers will collect the eWaste and deliver them to a recycling center. Eco-friendliness is made easier, thanks to Surterre Properties. In addition,…

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Laguna Beach eWaste Event A Success

Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 3:50pm. 425 Views, 0 Comments.

Laguna Beach eWaste Event

 

Surterre Properties® recent Laguna Beach area eWaste drive, held at the Laguna Beach School District parking lot on September 15, did a tremendous amount of good for the environment, collecting approximately 10,411 pounds (over 5 tons) of electronic waste, and shredding approximately 4,340 pounds of confidential documents on-site. For this event, Surterre and the Laguna Beach community’s commitment to ProShred’s environmentally conscious shredding and recycling service saved 39 trees.

At the three Laguna Beach eWaste events held this year, a total of 143 trees were saved and approximately 16,080 pounds of confidential documents were shred on-site.

A free service to the public held on a quarterly basis in different areas of Orange County, Surterre’s…

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