News & Updates

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 »

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 »

Donate Today to Protect Our Air, Water and Open Spaces!

Posted on December 1, 2015

Ready to take a small step that will have a big impact? Donate to EcoAction Arlington as part of #GivingTuesday Here is how your donation can help: $35 will provide trash bags and gloves to clean up one Arlington stream. $50 will fund a recycling presentation for one Arlington classroom. $500 will plant two trees Continue Reading »

EcoAction Arlington Climate Action Forum

Posted on October 29, 2015

The problem is big. We’re small.’  There’s not much we can do, right?’  WRONG! On Sunday, November 8, join EcoAction Arlington for a conversation about the many ways that Arlingtonians can tackle climate change, whether by reducing our carbon footprints at home or working toward action on a larger scale. On the agenda: Get up Continue Reading »

Join EcoAction Arlington at Two County Board Forums Candidates

Posted on October 6, 2015

EcoAction Arlington is co-sponsoring two forums with the County Board Candidates:’ Audrey Clement, Katie Cristol, Christian Dorsey, and Mike McMenamin. Environmental County Board Candidates Forum Wednesday, October 7th, 7:00 ‘“ 9:00 p.m. Arlington Trade Center, Conference Room, 2700 S. Taylor Street Co-sponsored by the Arlington Parks Coalition, EcoAction Arlington, and TreeStewards The goal of this forum Continue Reading »

2015 Environmental County Board Candidates Forum

Posted on September 30, 2015

2015 Environmental County Board Candidates Forum Planning for Parks and a Green Arlington Wednesday, October 7, 2015 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Arlington Trades Center Conference Center 2700 S. Taylor Street, Arlington Sponsored by Arlington Parks Coalition, EcoAction Arlington, and TreeStewards With County Board Candidates: Audrey Clement, Katie Cristol, Christian Dorsey, and Mike McMenamin. Learn Continue Reading »

Environmental Collection & Recycling Event – October 3rd

Posted on September 29, 2015

From our friends in the Arlington County Department of Environmental Services Arlington’s Environmental Collection and Recycling Event (E-CARE) Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015‘  |’  8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington E-CARE gives residents a chance to’ safely dispose of household hazardous materials and purchase compost bins. Residents may Continue Reading »