Category - Environment

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Six Stylish Brands for Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Fashion
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4th annual Play-In for Climate Action draws 500+ activists to Capitol Hill
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4th Annual Play-In for Climate Action July 13
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Community Comes Together to Support Clean Air Initiatives
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Attend NoVA Outside’s 6th School Environmental Action Showcase!
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Getting Kids Outdoors in Nature NoVA Outside Conference
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School Gardening Resources
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LUNAFEST “connects women through film” March 8 in Arlington
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The impact of lighting on health in school and work environments
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7 Steps to a Less Toxic Home

Six Stylish Brands for Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Fashion

I have been on a mission over the last several years to start incorporating more and more articles of clothing into my closet that are made from companies that use ethically sourced and organic materials as well as sustainable manufacturing practices.  Who knew that sustainable, “good for you and the planet” clothing can also be stylish and affordable!  It actually can!  Read More

4th annual Play-In for Climate Action draws 500+ activists to Capitol Hill

This year’s Moms Clean Air Force Play-In for Climate Action brought out more than 500 activists from 40 states to show their support for efforts that protect the environment and children’s health. Read More

4th Annual Play-In for Climate Action July 13

Moms Clean Air Force is organizing its fourth annual Play-In for Climate Action on Thursday, July 13. This family-friendly advocacy opportunity includes fun climate-themed activities for kids followed by a press conference with lawmakers and advocates for children’s health and the environment. Read More

Community Comes Together to Support Clean Air Initiatives

Arlington held its first event commemorating Clean Air Awareness Month and Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month on Monday, May 1 at the Arlington County Central Public Library with more than 80 attendees. Read More

Attend NoVA Outside’s 6th School Environmental Action Showcase!

On Tuesday, April 25, NoVA Outside will put on its 6th annual School Environmental Action Showcase, or SEAS, at George Mason University. The day for students K-12 is an immersion in STEM, an opportunity for public speaking, an education about environmental stewardship and a career fair all rolled into one. Read More

Getting Kids Outdoors in Nature NoVA Outside Conference

Whether you’re an early childhood educator, a parent or a grandparent, there are tremendous benefits to getting children outdoors in nature. This Saturday, NoVA Outside is organizing a half-day conference called “Getting Kids Outdoors in Nature: Making it Happen” to provide support, strategies, ideas and the reasoning behind getting outside that will inspire any adult working with young children.

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School Gardening Resources

School gardens are such a terrific resource on so many levels, but it takes work to get one started, to maintain a program, and to hand it over when it’s time for key players move on. Fortunately, there are lots of resources out there to support parents and teachers who value outdoor learning and gardening programs. Read More

LUNAFEST “connects women through film” March 8 in Arlington

Postpartum Support Virginia is bringing LUNAFEST back to Arlington on March 8 with a program of independent films by women, an author reading and a raffle. Read More

The impact of lighting on health in school and work environments

How healthy is your workplace or school environment?  Could poor lighting be causing you health problems? Read More

7 Steps to a Less Toxic Home

Indoor air quality is always important, but we need to pay close attention in the winter when we tend to leave our windows closed. Many items in our home contain toxins, and while it can take time to overhaul your home with an eye to health, there are lots of easy steps you can take that don’t require lots of time or money. Read More

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