News & Updates

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 »

EcoAction Arlington Annual Meeting, Home Show & Garden Expo and More Green Events

Posted on March 2, 2015

March 2015 Events We hope that you can join us at one of the many great, green events we have coming up this month. We hope you can join us at our feature event, EcoAction Arlington’s 37th Annual Meeting … Combating Climate Change: From Policy to Practical Action Wednesday, March 11, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Continue Reading »

Conservation Begins at Home ~ Audubon at Home

Posted on February 26, 2015

Audubon at Home Wildlife Sanctuary Certification Program: Conservation Begins at Home Would you like to turn your garden into a welcoming space for birds, butterflies and other native wildlife and help enhance the value of our urban green spaces? The Audubon at Home Wildlife Sanctuary certification program assists homeowners and homeowner associations in recreating and Continue Reading »

Commerical Lighting Rebate – Apply by 2/27

Posted on February 12, 2015

Thinking about upgrading to more energy efficient lighting? If you are in Arlington and are served by Dominion Virginia Power under a commercial rate, now is the time to upgrade, thanks to the AIRE Lighting Rebate Program offered in partnership with EcoAction Arlington. Through the program, you can replace your existing lighting fixtures with new, Continue Reading »

Great Green Events This February

Posted on February 9, 2015

Lots of great, green events happening this month. Join us! Featured EcoAction Arlington Event: Invasive Plant Removal and Park Cleanup Sunday,’ February’ 15, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Spring Rd., Arlington EcoAction Arlington will be teaming up with Arlington County’s Remove Invasive Plant Program (RiP) to remove invasives from Long Branch Continue Reading »