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Football Hall of Famer Partners with Phoenix to Share Environmental Message Football Hall of Famer Partners with Phoenix to Share Environmental Message<div class="ExternalClass977E982388054826A1B055FE78876A66"><p>​</p><table style="font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:verdana;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;height:72px;width:806px;"><tbody><tr><td style="height:13px;"><p><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Phoenix is not just celebrating America Recycles Day on Nov. 15; it's also celebrating America Recycles all month long.</span></span></p><p><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">As an integral part of its celebration, the city of Phoenix will launch a new environmental campaign about protecting our natural environment featuring Kurt Warner, the former Arizona Cardinals quarterback who was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017.</span></span></p><p><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">In partnership with the Phoenix Public Works Department, Warner volunteered his time to film a video reminding Phoenicians that when it comes to preserving and protecting our environment, everyone matters.</span></span></p><p><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">As a supporter of the preservation of our environment and natural resources, Warner’s message encourages Phoenicians to do their part as a team player in the environmental playing field.  He reminds viewers that incorporating simple acts of reducing, reusing and recycling can make a huge difference if done as a team.</span></span></p><p><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Phoenix Public Works will be sharing Warner’s message on various media platforms, including the department’s social media accounts and the city of Phoenix’s main social media accounts. The campaign will run for about four months.</span></span></p><p><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">This year also marks the 30<sup>th</sup> anniversary of Phoenix’s recycling program. In 1989, Phoenix City Council approved a pilot recycling program, which was quickly expanded citywide. Today, Phoenix Public Works serves approximately 400,000 households, providing weekly trash and recycling collection and other waste diversion programs for residents.</span></span></p><p><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">To view Warner's 2-minute message about the environment, visit <a href="https://phoenix.gov/recycle">phoenix.gov/recycle​</a>. To view the 30-minute version, <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1424147/341401/23522/3/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">click here</a></span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">. A longer 2-minute version will soon be available on the department’s website at phoenix.gov/publicworks.</span></span></p><p><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Follow the Phoenix Public Works department on <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1424147/341401/20638/6/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">Facebook</a>, <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1424147/341401/23523/9/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">Twitter </a>and <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1424147/341401/23524/10/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">Instagram</a>.</span></span></p></td></tr><tr><td style="height:13px;text-align:center;"><strong><span class="x_style3" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">- 30 -</span></strong></td></tr><tr><td style="height:13px;text-align:center;"><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p></div>11/15/2019 7:00:00 AMYvette Roeder, 602-501-0620