Learn how to green your home, apartment, community and lifestyle. Featuring green vendors, seminars, children’s activities, Operation Rain Barrel and more. Sponsored by Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment and George Mason University.
Learn about remodeling your home from a variety of top-rated companies! The Expo will feature green products and technologies, with an emphasis on smart design that renders beautiful, desirable homes compliant with Arlington County zoning and permit rules. New this year are workshops on landscape topics such as Testing your Soil, Tree Selection, Protecting the [...]
Rain gardens, also known as bioretention areas, are attractive landscape features that allow rain water and snow melt to infiltrate into the ground. A layer of mulch and plants intercept water running off streets, driveways, and rooftops, slowing its flow and removing pollutants before the water reaches local streams, the Occoquan River and the Potomac River, drinking water supplies for the region. More information: [...]
Water is a basic requirement for all life, yet water resources are facing increasing demands from, and competition among, users. In 1992, the UN General Assembly designated 22 March of each year as the World Day for Water. http://www.worldwaterday.org/ Tell us what you’re up to! How will you conserve water in your every day life? [...]
It’s the 42nd Anniversary of Earth Day! http://www.epa.gov/earthday/ How will you celebrate? Tell us what you’re up to. Find us on facebook: www.facebook.com/arlingtonaire.
Come on this tour to get inspiration and ideas to go green at home! The 10th annual tour will include a mixture of new green homes, green renovations, and watershed-friendly gardens. See homes featuring energy efficient technologies, solar elements, water saving technologies, native plants, raingardens, and rainbarrels, wildlife habitat, and other environmentally friendly elements . [...]
The 6th Annual Arlington Home Show & Expo will offer one-stop shopping for a wide variety of home improvements. The Show is a convenient way to learn about remodeling kitchens and baths, finishing or waterproofing basements, replacing windows and doors, as well as how to make your home more energy efficient. For more information: www.arlingtonhomeshow.org.
The Green Living Expo will feature green products and suppliers, exhibits and seminars presented by green building experts, activities for kids, raffles, and more! Learn practical ways to green your lifestyle and lighten your carbon footprint with a focus on energy conservation, solid waste reduction, eco-friendly transportation, green home remodeling, sustainable landscaping, and healthy homes. [...]