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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 Paradise Valley Mall
  • Most of the center’s trash is taken to a facility that sorts out the recyclable materials and only discards the “true” waste.
  • In 2008, the center installed a new irrigation system to reduce water use by about 30 percent.
  • New pathways onsite encourage shoppers to walk between the various stores rather than driving. The paths also complement the area’s active lifestyle.
  • Many of our retailers now offer shoppers the option of reusable bags. Customers can also choose to recycle plastic bags at guest services.
  • Our Security Staff uses Global Electric Motorcars and Segways instead of vehicles powered by gas.
  • We partnered with the City of Phoenix Public Works Department to ask shoppers to turn in their plastic bags for a reusable tote. More than 4,000 shoppers turned out to recycle.
  • Paradise Valley Mall also has an adopted school. Our staff uses this program as an opportunity to help teach the importance of recycling.


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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Mon - Sat: 10 AM - 9 PM
Sunday: 11 AM - 6 PM

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