In the News for October 2022

Green America

logo green americaWhen you make a $20 tax deductible donation to Green America, a nonprofit organization, you’ll receive a FREE ‘Cause I Care Package’ – the resources you need to make green living easy and FUN:

  • Organic, fair trade chocolate and tea – thanking you for all you do for people and the planet!
  • An “I am a Green American” tree-free sticker
  • Your Green Life—Your go-to guide to green-living with hundreds of tips to make greener, smarter, and safer choices for your home and life, and the planet.
  • Our digital edition Guide to Social Investing and Better Banking—Discover banking and financial tools, including credit cards and investments, so your money will work for your values instead of against them.
  • A one-year subscription to the Green American magazine—The inspiration and information that will help you save money, go green, and make your family more resilient.

Wild Birds Unlimited (WBU) Timonium offers two services at no or minimal cost!

Recycle your bird seed bags by returning your Wild Birds Unlimited bags to the Timonium location. They accept only WBU seed bags and are not set up for taking any other plastic waste. THIS SERVICE IS PUT ON TEMPORARY HOLD. The initiative has been so successful that the recycling company cannot keep up with demand.

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Bird seed bags and the bench made from the recycled bags

These bags will be chopped up, melted down, and made into recycled plastic benches and tables that can be bought or donated to local parks, libraries, etc.

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  • 20lb & 5lb Bird Seed Bags
  • Bark Butter Bits bags
  • Fiery Feast & Sunfire Chips Bags
  • Dried Mealworm bags

Bring your bird feeders and we’ll clean them for you!

Before you enter the store you will see this welcome greeting on a blackboard announcement. The staff will clean your feeders for a small fee of $10 per feeder or 3 for $25.  If you prefer the challenge of keeping your feeders clean, we suggest that you follow the steps in this video.