Events and Volunteer Opportunities

Important COVID-19 Update: EcoAction Arlington greatly values our volunteers and your health and safety is extremely important to us. Adhering to the stay-at-home order issued by Governor Northam, all in-person events scheduled through June 10 have been cancelled and our office is closed for the foreseeable future. We are closely monitoring the situation and will continue to make proactive decisions that are grounded in care for our members, volunteers,staff and the community.

Upcoming Events

The Story of Plastic: Discussion and Panel

Date: Tuesday, June 16

Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Via Zoom

Registration deadline is 9 a.m., June 16

Join EcoAction Arlington to discuss the film, The Story of Plastic, which takes a sweeping look at the man-made crisis of plastic pollution and the worldwide effect it has on the health of our planet and the people who inhabit it. The event will include small group discussions and presentations by our panelists, Erik Grabowsky, Bureau Chief of the Arlington County Solid Waste Bureau and Neil Seldman, Director, Waste to Wealth Initiative of the Institute for Local Self Reliance.

Interested in joining the discussion?  All participants need to register online by 9 a.m., June 16. Following registration, we’ll send a link so you can watch the film at your leisure. Then join us to take part in the discussion on June 16.

The event is free but please consider a donation to support our work.

2020 Calendar Of Events

All summer and fall events are still tentative. We will evaluate each event and follow Arlington County and Virginia safety recommendations.

Cancelled: Saturday, June 6 – Green Home & Garden Tour

Cancelled: Friday, June 19 – Summer Solstice Celebration

Saturday, Sept. 12 – International Coastal Cleanup

Saturday, Sept. 26 – Native Seed Collection

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering with EcoAction Arlington on an ongoing basis? Then please take a moment to complete our volunteer application. The application enables us to collect information about your skills and interests so that we are better able to match you with our volunteer needs leading to a more fulfilling experience for all. We’ll send you notices about upcoming volunteer events and opportunities that might be a good fit. Please complete the application today.



Please consider getting involved with the Adopt-a-Street program through which you can help to keep your community clean by supporting litter control on a section of an Arlington Street. Learn more about how you can Adopt-a-Street through Arlington County.