News & Updates

Energy Masters Receives Energy Efficiency Award

Posted on December 20, 2016

Energy Masters Program Receives Awards for  Leadership in Energy Efficiency and Promoting Inclusionary Practices in Housing EcoAction Arlington, Virginia Cooperative Extension and Arlington THRIVE’s Joint Program Educating People How to Save On Energy Garners Virginia State Prizes Arlington, Virginia (December 20, 2016) – The Energy Masters program received awards for leadership in energy efficiency from Continue Reading »

EcoAction Arlington Student Board Member Positions

Posted on December 9, 2016

Are you a current student at an Arlington high school with an interest in environmental issues? Do you need community service hours? If so, consider becoming a student board member with EcoAction Arlington . By joining the leadership of EcoAction Arlington you will: Learn how a nonprofit board functions. Work with a community board member Continue Reading »


Posted on November 28, 2016

Thanks for Your Support on #GivingTuesday! We appreciate your donation to EcoAction Arlington on Tuesday, November 29, as part of the #GivingTuesday global giving event. EcoAction Arlington is making a difference in our schools, in our parks and streams, and in our neighborhoods. We hope that you’ll consider a gift donation to EcoAction Arlington for friends Continue Reading »

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’  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 »