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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 »

Northern Virginia Solar Home Tour – October 4th

Posted on September 28, 2015

Northern’  Virginia Solar Home Tour Sunday, October 4, 2015 ‘ – Postponed to Sunday, October 11 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Two buildings located at 706 North Ivy Street, Arlington (two blocks from the Clarendon Metro stop (Orange/Silver line)) In conjunction with the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) national solar home tour, there will two buildings Continue Reading »

Make the Switch & Get a FREE LED Bulb!

Posted on September 14, 2015

From our friends in the Arlington Department of Environmental Services … Make the Switch & Get a FREE LED Bulb! Ready to switch to the most efficient, durable, versatile light bulb available today? Be Smart, Think LED! Bring an old incandescent bulb to one of our light switch events, and AIRE will give you an Continue Reading »

Event: Building a Smart City

Posted on September 10, 2015

From our friends at Leaders in Energy … Are you wondering what makes a “smart city” and why cities are interested in achieving this designation? A number of urban centers around the world are turning themselves into smart cities by using technology to track what’s happening in the city to help improve the quality of Continue Reading »

Fall is a Great Time to Go Native

Posted on September 8, 2015

Sure, there’s still a good bit of summer left, especially with the high temps this week. But, fall is right around the corner and it’s never too early to start planning. Fall is a great time to go native! Here are a few resources so you can start planning for fall today:     Fall Continue Reading »

Energy Masters Volunteer Training Program Expands to Alexandria

Posted on August 19, 2015

Energy Masters Volunteer Training Program Expands to Alexandria The award-winning Energy Masters program, which trains volunteers in energy efficiency, water conservation, and community education and outreach, is expanding to Alexandria. Alexandria joins program partners EcoAction Arlington , Arlington Thrive, and Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) in developing a corps of volunteers who, upon completion of an Continue Reading »