Celebrate Earth Day on April 21 with EcoAction Arlington

Posted on April 15, 2013

Join us at EcoAction Arlington’s 4th Annual Green Living Expo

Looking to green your home, condo, apartment or lifestyle? Please join us at the 4th-Annual Green Living Expo for good, green fun for the entire community:

Sunday, April 21, 12:00 to 4:30 p.m.
George Mason University Founders Hall
3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington
Near Virginia Square & Clarendon Metro stops

Here is a preview of the Green Living Expo, which is part of George Mason University’s Arlington Earth Week Community Fair.

Event Overview

Energy conservation, eco-friendly commuting, healthy homes, and sustainable living are just some of the items on the menu for the Green Living Expo and Arlington Earth Week Community Fair taking place this Earth Day. The vendor hall will showcase more than 50 exhibitors with a wide variety of planet friendly services and products.

The event will feature valuable information on green lifestyles for homeowners, condo owners, apartment renters, students and families. The fair will emphasize practical environmentally friendly. Exhibitors will cover a wide variety of environmental topics including energy conservation, eco-friendly transportation, solid-waste reduction, sustainable food and gardening, green home remodeling, sustainable landscaping, and healthy home products.

The 2013 Green Living Expo will include more than 50 exhibits featuring green products and services.

Featured activities include:

  • An EcoAction Arlington of Cupcakes Contest in honor of EcoAction Arlington’s 35th anniversary. Contestant chefs will create anniversary cupcakes in celebration of EcoAction Arlington’s 35 years in the community.
  • A ceremony recognizing the winner of and nominees to the George Mason University Green Patriot Award. This award recognizes an
    individual, business or organization that exemplifies sustainability in order to better civic life in the Arlington community.
  • Artistic rain barrels created through Mason’s Operation Rain Barrel, a fun, creative project with Arlington Public Schools that engages students in learning about environmental sustainability. All barrels will be judged and the top entries will garner prizes for their school. In addition, the artistic rain barrels will be auctioned off at the fair through a silent auction.

Other event activities include: seminars held in three breakout and activities for children. Parents are encouraged to bring their children so they can learn about the importance of environmental stewardship.

Registration for this event is required (either in advance or onsite on the day of the event). Online pre-registration is strongly encouraged for speedy check-in on the day of the event. Pre-registered attendees will receive a free raffle ticket and a special giveaway at check-in, while supplies last!

Register now!