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Sustainability

Macerich is sharply focused on sustainability as a long-term, fully integrated business approach. Our goal is simple: Create a healthy environment for our employees, tenants, guests and communities and sustain this environment for future generations.

Today we are committed to doing even more — to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, energy use, water consumption, and waste generation by 10 percent by 2020.  For more information click here.


What We’re Doing at Deptford Mall
  • Our Security Staff uses Global Electric Motorcars and Segways instead of vehicles powered by gas. Our Security Staff will add a second Segway.
  • Security has expanded our bike patrol team from one to three bikes and will have the number of riders expanded to 12 (from seven in 2008).
  • Many of our retailers now offer shoppers the option of reusable bags.
  • We use green cleaning products at our center wherever and whenever possible.
  • The center has implemented new lighting protocols that allow us to minimize our energy use and lower our carbon footprint without any impact on the shopping experience.
  • Our center has a recently upgraded HVAC system that minimizes our energy usage and lowers our carbon footprint.
  • We offer recycling in the food court for both shoppers and merchants; cans and bottles are recycled on a weekly basis.
  • Lighting levels were changed in the mall to support green initiatives and save energy.
  • We recycle cardboard center-wide.
  • JCPenney installed solar panels on the roof, uses and offers reusable shopping bags.
  • We’ve adjusted heating/cooling levels throughout center and mall office to save energy and reduce our carbon footprint.
  • Our food court restaurants’ cooking oil is collected and recycled by third party contractor.
  • We offer Purell in the food courts as a convenience and to save water.
  • Within the Mall’s Management Office we purchase eco-friendly office supplies whenever possible. We’ve eliminated paper and plastic eating utensils in the office in favor of traditional reusable products, and we encourage recycling within all offices and workstations.
  • Most of our restrooms (with the exception of the family restrooms) are equipped with electric hand dryers instead of using paper towels.
     
  • Deptford Mall is proud to partner with local nonprofit TreePeople to create a water-secure and climate-resilient Los Angeles.  For 43 years, TreePeople has inspired Angelenos to plant and care for trees, harvest rain to fight drought and transform their homes with climate-appropriate landscapes to keep our cities cool, healthy and to improve local water quality. Visit TreePeople.org to learn more or attend a free workshop.



Environmental Impact

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60,665 tons of waste recycled since 2013
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55 million gallons of water saved annually
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over 37,000 metric tons of C02E saved per year with LED lighting
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350,730 metric tons reduced in greenhouse gas emissions over the past 6 years
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225 million kWhs of electricity reduced since 2008
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11 MW of grid relief provided by solar installations across 10 properties
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93 energy efficient projects will save over 30 million kWhs annually
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Electric vehicle charging stations at 16 properties
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4.25 MW of grid relief provided by fuel cell installations at 6 properties

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Sunday: 11 AM - 6 PM

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