News & Updates

EcoAction Arlington Statement on Justice and Inclusion

Posted on June 26, 2020

As in a natural ecosystem, when one member of the community is harmed, the impact ripples through the environment and damages all living organisms in the community. The murder of George Floyd is another terrible example of the deep injustices experienced by Continue Reading »

How EcoAction Arlington Helped Me during the COVID-19 Crisis

Posted on April 23, 2020

By Jill Barker, EcoAction Arlington Board Chair The coronavirus thrust unpredictable challenges into my daily routine, but through it, I increased my action and awareness about our environment because of Continue Reading »

We Live in an Interconnected World

Posted on April 9, 2020

By Angelo Ioffreda, EcoAction Arlington Board Member During the time of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and Earth Month, the word interconnectedness – the state of being interconnected – has been Continue Reading »

Finding Solace and Hope in My Garden

Posted on March 25, 2020

By Joan McIntyre, EcoAction Arlington Board Chair Working in my garden provides comfort in these trying times, with normal life turned upside down. Spring in the garden is always an Continue Reading »

Arlington Holiday Markets

Posted on December 2, 2019

Are you looking for a locally made, handcrafted, environmentally friendly gift for someone special? Check out these markets in December! Gifts That Give Hope: Help Make the World a Better Continue Reading »

Nature In Our Community Resources

Posted on May 15, 2020

Thanks to all of those who took part in our May 13 program, “Nature In Our Community – Why Biophilia Matters.” We were so pleased to have more than 90 Continue Reading »

Biophilic Cities: A Sustainable Strategy for Urban Residents and Their Habitats

Posted on December 16, 2019

By David Howell One of the most important initiatives for urban areas in this century is the emerging Biophilic Cities movement. Biophilia is the recent, science-based understanding of the importance Continue Reading »

Updates to the Arlington County Community Energy Plan

Posted on September 13, 2019

Congratulations to Arlington County on the upcoming vote on the updated Community Energy Plan at the September 21 Arlington County Board meeting. The updated plan includes a commitment to 100% clean, renewable electricity community-wide Continue Reading »

EcoAction Arlington Executive Director Joins Conversation on Implementing Environmental Plans

Posted on May 23, 2019

EcoAction Arlington Executive Director, Elenor Hodges, joined Arlington County Board member Erik Gutshall, Sam Gomber from the Union of Concerned Scientists, Larry Zaragoza from the Environmental Quality Advisory Council in Continue Reading »

The Dangers of Idling

Posted on May 2, 2019

Idling is one of the most widespread yet ignored environmental challenges facing our communities today. The consequences can be immense  on the environment, our families, and our wallets. Parents sit Continue Reading »