News & Updates

Green Living Expo: Sustainable Yard & Garden

Posted on April 13, 2014

With the weather in the midst of a much needed warm-up trend, the focus for many turns to the outdoors — to yards and gardens. Come to our Green Living Expo on Saturday, April 26th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to learn about tips, tools and resources you can use to create a more sustainable Continue Reading »

Green Living Expo: Energy Efficiency 101

Posted on April 12, 2014

This winter’s severe weather had many scrambling to figure out how to improve the energy efficiency of their homes in order to reduce their utility bills and improve the comfort of their homes. For many, the fact that such steps yield environmental benefits is a bonus. And now, even though the harsh, cold weather is Continue Reading »

Green Living Expo: Eco-Friendly Transportation

Posted on April 10, 2014

Looking for creative ways to move about town? Come to our 5th Annual Green Living Expo on Saturday, April 26th, 10 a.m.’  to 4 p.m. at George Mason University’s Founders Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive, to explore alternative transportation options. Covering everything from biking to walking and public transportation, you’ll learn all of the tricks of Continue Reading »

Green Living Expo: Arts and Culture

Posted on April 10, 2014

Our 5th Annual Green Living Expo on Saturday, April 26th, has something for everyone, like these fabulous offerings from our arts and culture exhibitors: Amy Thierer Calligraphy and Arts‘ ‘“ offers a selection of stained glass panels using natural materials and calligraphic art work. Craft Indulgence ‘“ sells fair trade clothing & accessories made by local Continue Reading »

Many Thanks to Our Green Living Expo Sponsors!

Posted on April 10, 2014

Many thanks to the sponsors of our 5th Annual Green Living Expo, taking place on Saturday, April 26th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mason University’s Founders Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Come see what our sponsors, and our 60+ exhibitors have to offer. Register in advance to receive a special giveaway at check-in, while Continue Reading »

Help Improve the Tree Canopy in Arlington

Posted on March 26, 2014

Are you concerned about the declining tree canopy in Arlington? We are too! That’s why EcoAction Arlington, through the Tree Canopy Fund, has facilitated the planting of more than 1,200 trees in yards and on condo association properties where the canopy has been drastically impacted by intense development. What is the Tree Canopy Fund program? Continue Reading »

Wanted: Green Patriot Award Nominations

Posted on March 24, 2014

Know someone with an exemplary commitment to environmental sustainability? Nominate them for a Green Patriot Award today! The Arlington Green Patriot Awards recognizes an individual and a business or organization that exemplifies sustainability in more than one aspect of their recent life or operations to improve civic life in Arlington, Virginia. A multi-sectoral selection committee Continue Reading »

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Free Environmental Education Programs for Schools

Posted on March 21, 2014

Did you know that EcoAction Arlington provides free environmental education workshops for Arlington extended day programs? These engaging presentations offer students a chance to participate in a hands-on activity related to stewardship of our planet and natural world. Spaces are limited so sign up today! Topics include: Papermaking Promotes reducing solid waste by making a Continue Reading »

2014 Environmental Film Festival

Posted on March 20, 2014

Then 22nd Annual DC Environmental Film Festival is upon us, March 18th to March 30th. The theme for this years festival is: ‘ Our Cities, Our Planet, which examines the challenges posed by Earth’s urban environments and the efforts of the world’s cities to balance environmental and economic needs. There is sure to be something for Continue Reading »

Green Drinks with EcoAction Arlington!

Posted on March 19, 2014

Join in a Green Happy Hour with EcoAction Arlington! Green Drinks Arlington is teaming up with EcoAction Arlington for a Spring update and at one of our favorite restaurants on the Shirlington strip, Samuel Beckett’s, for a sweet Spring happy hour to liven Green Drinks Arlington up for the season! When:’ Thursday, March 20th,’ 6-8:30pm Where:‘ Samuel Beckett’s Continue Reading »