News & Updates

Rebates Help Achieve Home Energy Efficiency

Posted on August 23, 2016

Are you ready to increase your home’s energy efficiency? Did you know being a homeowner can help you contribute to improving the environment? Even little things can make a big difference. And, it’s no surprise, larger changes have more impact on the environment, and many changes increase your home’s energy efficiency and decreases your monthly Continue Reading »

EcoAction Arlington Idling Survey Results in Honor of Air Quality Awareness Week

Posted on May 3, 2016

This week – May 2-6- is Air Quality Awareness Week! This year, Arlington is again receiving a grade of F for its air quality from the American Lung Association. In response to parent concerns about vehicle idling at and around schools and a recent rise in asthma among Arlington County elementary students, EcoAction Arlington circulated Continue Reading »

Climate Action Group

Posted on April 1, 2016

EcoAction Arlington Climate Action Group Meeting Wednesday, April 20, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th Street S., Arlington, VA 22204 Interested in working locally on climate issues? ‘ The EcoAction Arlington Climate Action Group is’ ‘ coordinating climate action activities focusing on Arlington County and Virginia policies as well as supporting leaders working on Continue Reading »

Go Gaga for Green

Posted on March 28, 2016

This family-friendly earth day celebration will be held at Mason’s Arlington Campus. Go Gaga for Green is organized and produced by George Mason’s Office of Community and Local Government Relations, Arlington Public Schools, EcoAction Arlington along with support from Arlington County, and the local business community. Go Gaga for Green celebrates environmental sustainability in Arlington Continue Reading »

Green Home and Garden Tour

Posted on March 28, 2016

Sunday June 5th,’ 1 ‘“ 5 pm Green Home and Garden Tour. Come on this tour to get inspiration and ideas to go green at home!’  The 13th annual tour will include a mixture of new green homes, green renovations, and watershed-friendly gardens.’ ‘  See homes featuring energy efficient technologies, solar elements, water saving technologies, native plants, Continue Reading »

Potomac Watershed Cleanup

Posted on March 16, 2016

Join EcoAction Arlington in the 28th annual’ watershed cleanup with more than 500 sites across the watershed. EcoAction Arlington volunteers will meet at N. Glebe and Chain Bridge Roads. For details on other sites along the Potomac, visit www.fergusonfoundation.org.’  Details about the EcoAction Arlington meeting location will be sent upon registration. What you’ll need: Sturdy shoes Continue Reading »

How is Vehicle Idling at Schools Impacting our Health and Environment?

Posted on March 3, 2016

Did you know that there has been a 69% rise in asthma in Arlington Public School students between 2009-2010 and 2013-2014? EcoAction Arlington is seeking input on vehicle idling in and around Arlington Public Schools’ (APS) facilities in an effort to promote cleaner air and better health for everyone, but most especially our children. This Continue Reading »

EcoAction Arlington Volunteers

Join us at the Getting to Know EcoAction Arlington Social on 1/12

Posted on December 17, 2015

Get to Know’ EcoAction Arlington’ Social’ – Networking and Information Session Tuesday,’ January’ 12, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Whole Foods, 2700 Wilson Blvd., Arlington 22201 Free! Sure, you’ve heard of’ EcoAction Arlington. You may have even volunteered with or donated to’ EcoAction Arlington. But, have you ever wondered about what makes this tiny non-profit organization with a huge environmental impact tick? Join us for Continue Reading »

Energy Masters Volunteers

Energy Masters at Work: First Work Day Results

Posted on December 17, 2015

Saturday, December 5th marked the first work day for our newly trained Energy Masters volunteers, who completed their training last month. The newly trained volunteers were joined by a solid team of returning energy masters, totally 29 volunteers for the day. These volunteers logged roughly 200 volunteer service hours in one day. A huge thanks Continue Reading »

Gift of EcoAction Arlington Membership

Give the Gift of EcoAction Arlington Membership This Holiday Season

Posted on December 15, 2015

As the giving season gets underway, consider giving a gift that keeps on giving: membership in EcoAction Arlington! Gift donations can be made throughout the year, but please order by December 20th if you would like to donate your gift in celebration of the holiday season. (Note gifts will be mailed to recipients on Monday, December Continue Reading »