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Thanks to JBG Employees – Cleanup and Invasive Plant Removal

Posted on May 21, 2013

Many, many thanks to the many, many employees from JBG, Inc. who joined EcoAction Arlington last Thursday for a morning muscle work. Volunteers cleaned up EcoAction Arlington’s adopted section of Columbia Pike, conducted a trash tally, and worked with Arlington County’s invasive specialist to remove non-native bush honeysuckle and others, along with oodles of trash Continue Reading »

Energy Master Volunteer at Work

Join us for an Energy Masters Open House

Posted on May 21, 2013

Join us for an Open House for the Arlington Energy Masters Date: Wednesday, June 26 Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Location:’ Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22206 Details: Join us in making a difference in our community by helping affordable housing residents save energy! The award-winning Arlington Energy Masters program is holding Continue Reading »

Thanks to Invasive Plant Removal Volunteers!

Posted on May 7, 2013

Many thanks to the volunteers who came out last Saturday to join RiP (Remove Invasive Plants) and EcoAction Arlington on Invasive Plant Removal Day. Volunteers worked in Guston Woods and Haley Park to remove garlic mustard, vinca, English ivy and other pesky hazards. It was a fabulous morning for working outdoors, especially when working with Continue Reading »

Arlington Energy Masters Win Green Giant Award

Posted on May 1, 2013

Wonderful news! EcoAction Arlington is pleased to share that the Arlington Energy Masters, the corps of volunteers who make energy and water saving improvements in affordable housing units in Arlington, has been selected as one of winners of’  Washingtonian magazine’s Green Giant award. The Green Giant’ award recognizes “those who protect our environment and who teach Continue Reading »

Congratulations to Northside Social’s Bridie McCulla

Posted on April 25, 2013

Congratulations to Bridie McCulla Winner of the EcoAction Arlington of Cupcakes 35th Anniversary Cupcake Contest! at the EcoAction Arlington Green Living Expo on Sunday, April 21st. Bridie’s winning tasty treat was inspired by several EcoAction Arlington programs, represented in the miniature landscape on top. A candied orange slice references the Solar Raisers program Hard caramel Continue Reading »

Energy Master Volunteer at Work

Energy Masters at Work in the Community

Posted on April 16, 2013

Arlington Energy Masters were hard at work last Saturday at Harvey Hall. Thanks to those who worked in the apartments and the drop-in volunteers who helped in the central area, the Energy Masters: Completed 30 apartments on Saturday,’ bringing us to a total of 132 completed for the year. Installed 168 CFLs, 53 faucet aerators, 29 Continue Reading »

Celebrate Earth Day on April 21 with EcoAction Arlington

Posted on April 15, 2013

Join us at EcoAction Arlington’s 4th Annual Green Living Expo Looking to green your home, condo, apartment or lifestyle? Please join us at the 4th-Annual Green Living Expo for good, green fun for the entire community: Sunday, April 21, 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. George Mason University Founders Hall 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington Near Virginia Square Continue Reading »

EcoAction Arlington of Cupcakes Contest

EcoAction Arlington of Cupcakes Contest – Seeking K-12 Student Judge

Posted on April 12, 2013

To celebrate 35 years of promoting sustainable lifestyles, EcoAction Arlington is excited to announce the’ EcoAction Arlington of Cupcakes‘ contest at the’ Green Living Expo and Earth Week Community Fair‘ on Sunday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. K-12 Students: Enter the Contest! Do your know an aspiring chef who loves cupcakes and would like to judge the EcoAction Arlington Continue Reading »

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Say NO to Bottled H2O!

Posted on April 9, 2013

We are excited to invite you to a special forum that we are co-sponsoring with George Mason University and others: Say NO to Bottled H2O! A Special Public Forum Monday, April 15, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. George Mason University’s Arlington Campus Founders Hall Auditorium 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington George Mason University’s Arlington campus will host Continue Reading »

Make Your Own Rain Barrel

Posted on March 19, 2013

Tomorrow marks the official start of spring. And, as well all know, regular rain showers will soon follow. Make the most of nature’s gift by capturing it and harvesting it for your garden, lawn, and other uses. Sign up for an upcoming workshop to learn how you can make your own rain barrel. Or, pre-order Continue Reading »