Go Green Program

  • Committed to Earth-friendly practices
  • Support social responsibility
  • Committed to improving lives and raising awareness
  • Participate in "Green" community efforts
Redwood Committed to Sustainablity
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Redwood Credit Union (RCU) is committed to the environment and Earth-friendly practices that benefit Members, employees, and our communities. Simply put, we believe in “doing the right thing,” so we practice and encourage green-friendly efforts that contribute to a healthy and sustainable environment for all. 

RCU's "Go Green" Commitment

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  • We've Gone Solar!
  • More Green Practices Throughout RCU Operations & Facilities
  • Providing Green-Friendly Products & Services
  • Participating in Environmental Community Events
  • Cooperating and Supporting Green Efforts, Events & Groups
  • Educating Members and Employees About Going Green

RCU's Green Awards & Recognition

  • North Bay Leadership Council's 2015 "Paint the Town Green" Award for Environmental Stewardship
  • Silver LEED Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for our Santa Rosa Administrative Office 
  • Sonoma County Business Environmental Alliance (BEA) Best Practices Award
  • City of Santa Rosa Environmental Champions Award
  • North Bay Business Journal’s Top Projects of 2007, Green Reuse Category
  • Recognized by the California Credit Union League for Socially Responsible Practices

Click on the tabs on this page for more information about RCU's Green programs and how you, too, can participate in Earth-friendly practices.

Thank you for your support of a healthy and sustainable environment for all! 

Clerestories Provide Natural Lighting for Offices Below RCU's Recycling Programs Are in Place at Each Location 3033 Cleveland Administrative Building Drought Resistant and Native Landscaping Recycled Carpet Found in RCU's LEED Certified Administrative Building

Redwood Credit Union (RCU) offers a variety of green-friendly products and services to help Members reduce waste, become more efficient, and more effectively manage their money, including:

RCU Online 

  • Free online banking provides complete account management
  • Eliminates paper and trips to the branch

Bill Pay 

  • A paper-free way to pay your bills
  • Save money on postage, too

Mobile Banking

  • Do the thing you normally drive to the branch to do!
  • View balances and transfer funds between your RCU accounts
  • Get answers to frequently asked questions
  • Locate fee-free ATMs
  • Deposit checks  from your Smartphone or tablet with Mobile Deposit 
  • Pay Bills 

eStatements 

  • Receive your monthly and quarterly account information electronically
  • Quick, secure delivery eliminates paper statements
  • Paperless access to 24 months of statement history

Visa Debit Card

  • Make electronic transactions instead of writing checks

Hybrid Vehicle Loan Discounts

  • Receive a .25% discount on loans for qualifying hybrid vehicles

Solar Loans

  • Finance your solar purchase and installation
  • Loan amounts up to $50,000
  • Fixed rate and flexible terms available


Redwood Credit Union participates in a variety of green events to support a healthy, safe and sustainable environment for everyone. Here you'll find upcoming and recent RCU "Green" events--join us!

Upcoming Events

RCU cooperates and partners with reputable agencies and organizations dedicated to protecting the environment. We support and partner with a number of organizations committed to Earth-friendly and sustainable practices, including:

If your non-profit organization’s purpose is a healthy and sustainable environment for all, and you are seeking space or support, please contact us at green@redwoodcu.org.

Similar to the credit union movement, achieving a healthy, safe and sustainable environment relies on a cooperative spirit of people coming together and contributing for the common good. Together, we can effect change in our community and for future generations as well.

We invite you to consider the following Earth-friendly and sustainable green practices:

  • The Three Rs
  • Change a Light Bulb
  • Unplug Appliances and Electronics
  • Conduct an Energy Audit
  • Pack Your Lunch Wisely
  • Make Your Own Cleaning Products
  • Shop Locally
  • There's an App for That
  • Clean with Green!
  • Be Smart in Disposing Items