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Earth Month at Our Center

April is Earth Month at Southridge! Go green and check out our special events, see how our center's retailers are working toward sustainability, take our pledge to use a reusable bag, and more.

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You Pledge. We Plant.

This Earth Month, we are asking you to pledge to always use a reusable shopping bag. Macerich shopping centers have partnered with One Tree Planted this April to fund reforestation and urban shade projects across the United States for every pledge made. We can do this together! Text “IPLEDGEYOUPLANT” to 512.218.9000 to support, or message us via the chat link below.*

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About One Tree Planted

Our Earth Month partner, One Tree Planted, is a nonprofit devoted to planting trees in both open spaces and urban areas. They also do educational outreach to teach communities about the importance of trees and motivate the next generation to do something positive for the environment. Trees are such an essential part of restoring nature and biodiversity, so help us help One Tree Planted plant more of them!

Retailer Offers and Details

Did you know that many of your favorite shopping destinations here at our center are working toward a more sustainable future? Check out what they're doing:


Bank of America

Bank of America is committed to improving the environment in how we approach our global business strategy, work with partners, make our operations more sustainable, support our employees, manage risks and govern our activities. Building on our longstanding support for the Paris Climate Agreement, we have a goal to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in our financing activities, operations and supply chain before 2050. 


Citi Trends, Inc. cares about the environment and making improvements to the role we play in its preservation. We are at the beginning of this journey and are committed to being transparent in our progress in the months and years ahead. Our mission is to conserve natural resources and hold ourselves accountable for decreasing waste. 

Des Moines Area Community College

Sustainable Urban promotes sustainability by engaging and connecting members of the DMACC Urban community.
We seek to fulfill our mission through t​he application of our four-pillar model of sustainability:
Society — building a connected, accessible, livable community with social equity and justice for all
Economy — striving for economic growth that maintains a healthy balance with our environment
Environment — reducing our impact on ​the earth and connecting people with nature
Culture — promoting a culturally rich and diverse campus with a strong identity, history, and sense of place. 

Foot Locker

A retail partner of Soles4Souls, a non-profit, distributes new and used shoes to those in need. Look for periodic donation drives to keep shoes out of landfills and do good simultaneously!  In store, look for sustainable options from adidas and Nike.

Kay Jewelers

Extend the life of your jewelry with Kay’s repair & maintenance services, or trade it in for something new! Kay’s parent company is a founding member of the Responsible Jewelry Council, ensuring an ethically sourced supply chain.


Shop jeans and joggers made with Repreve® made with recycled fibers, such as water bottles that are friendly to the earth and flattering on everybody. Ready for a new size? mymaurices rewards members can buy any pair of m jeans by maurices™ in the size that feels good now. If your size changes, exchange it for a new size free – for up to a year, and your old jeans will be donated to a local charity.



Whether it is helping our customers make healthier choices or working to make the way we do business more sustainable, we see this effort as part of Hy-Vee's overall mission of making people's lives easier, healthier, and happier.                                                                                                                                   

*April 1-30, 2024. Standard text message rates apply. Maximum donation of $150,000 from Macerich Shopping Centers will be made to One Tree Planted (Tax ID #46-4664562) to be used for reforestation and urban shade projects in the United States. Shopper need not make donation. Participation is not tax deductible.
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