News & Updates

LED Bulb Swap Events – Be Smart, Think LED!

Posted on June 12, 2015

Be Smart, Think LED! Participate in an Upcoming LED Bulb Swap Event Ready to switch to the most efficient, durable, versatile light bulb available today? Bring an old incandescent bulb to a light swap events, and AIRE will give you an LED bulb* ‘” a $7 value ‘” for free! One per household; while supplies Continue Reading »

Green Home and Garden Tour – Sunday, June 7

Posted on May 21, 2015

Join us at the Green Home and Garden Tour on Sunday, June 7th The tour will include a mixture of new green homes, green renovations, and watershed-friendly gardens from Arlington County’s’ Green Home Choice‘ and’ StormwaterWise Landscapes‘ programs. Join us to … Tour local green homes and environmentally-friendly gardens. Talk with local residents about their experiences greening their homes Continue Reading »

Register for Bike to Work Day ~ Friday, May 15th

Posted on May 11, 2015

Join bikers from around the county, and beyond, for the annual bike to work day! On Friday May 15, 2015 Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to join over 10,000 area commuters for a celebration of bicycling as a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work. Attend one of Continue Reading »

Sustainability at Home and at Work

Posted on April 30, 2015

Incorporating Sustainability into Your Everyday Life ~ at Work and Home Date and Time: Wednesday, May 20th, 6:30 p.m. ‘“ Networking 7:00 p.m. ‘“ 8:30 p.m. ‘“ Program Location: Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington Join us to learn practical ways to incorporate sustainable practices in your everyday life, at home and at Continue Reading »

Free Trees through the Tree Canopy Fund

Posted on April 29, 2015

Tree Canopy Fund Expression of Interest Deadline Extended Good News! The deadline to express interest in receiving a FREE tree through the Tree Canopy Fund program has been extended to Friday, May 8th. While a good number of requests have already been submitted, we’d love to receive expression of interest forms from those in areas Continue Reading »

Recycling Task Force Kick-Off Meeting

Posted on April 28, 2015

Recycling Task Force Kick-Off Meeting Date and Time: Thursday, April 30th, 7:00 p.m. ‘“ 8:30 p.m. Location: Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington VA 22206 Are you bothered by seeing recyclable material tossed into trash cans at public events? Do you struggle to find the appropriate receptacle for recyclable and compostable items and Continue Reading »

Tree Canopy Fund – 2015 Grant Cycle Now Open

Posted on April 22, 2015

Tree Canopy Fund Program – 2015 Grant Cycle Now Open EcoAction Arlington is now accepting’ expression of interest forms for neighborhood associations, homeowner associations, and other groups interested in applying to the Tree Canopy Fund program. The Tree Canopy Fund gives grants to community groups to plant and maintain trees on private property. The fund is Continue Reading »

Celebrate Earth Day at Go Gaga for Green on 4/25

Posted on March 26, 2015

Where’s the place to be for Earth Day? Go Gaga for Green Join us at this family-friendly, community-wide gathering to celebrate Earth Day Saturday, April 25 – 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Mason’s Founders Hall – Arlington Campus, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201 Tickets are on sale now with early-bird ticket prices ending on March 31. Continue Reading »

Act Now to Support AIRE

Posted on March 18, 2015

Act Now to Support AIRE The County Manager’s ‘œFY2016 Proposed Budget Reductions for County Board Consideration’ includes proposed cuts to the Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy (AIRE). Please voice for your support for full funding for this crucial program that addresses reducing climate emissions in response to climate change! Here is how you can help: Continue Reading »

EcoAction Arlington Annual Meeting Highlights

Posted on March 12, 2015

Thank you to the 60+ people who came out to the EcoAction Arlington Annual Meeting last night and many thanks to Whole Foods Market Arlington for the delicious refreshments enjoyed by all! The program, Combating Climate Change: From Policy to Practical Action, offered a global view of climate change, highlighting the impact on everything from Continue Reading »