350 FAIRFAX

We are a grassroots movement in Fairfax County, Virginia, challenging systems that lead to catastrophic climate change. Join us as we work with community members and elected officials to preserve environmental health, conserve resources, and promote social justice. Together with other local and national progressive groups, we will create a just and sustainable future for all.

 

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Plastic Free at the Grocery Store: 2020 Update

In 2018, 350 Fairfax member and Mothers Out Front Fairfax County co-leader Bobby Monacella wrote a thoughtful and detailed overview of how to avoid plastic waste when grocery shopping. Of course, for many of us, grocery shopping is a whole

Plastic Free Holidays: 2020 Update

Last year I wrote a Plastic Free post about reducing waste during the holiday season. Even though we’re all likely downsizing our holiday celebrations this year, most of these tips remain relevant in Covid times. And some of them are

Post-Pandemic Plastic Free Partying

By Loretta Rowe, UUCF Climate Action Group

Every week of the Plastic Free Challenge, we like to highlight additional voices in the Plastic Free and Zero Waste movements. Today we hear from Loretta Rowe of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of …

Students for Reusable Takeout Containers

By Krithika Layagala

Every week of the Plastic Free Challenge, we like to highlight additional voices in the Plastic Free and Zero Waste movements. Today we hear from Krithika Layagala, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and

How to Reduce Our Plastic Footprint during a Pandemic

by Helene Shore, co-chair, 350 Fairfax

For those of you who know me, you know I have been on a Plastic Free—or very near Plastic Free—journey for many years.

I must admit that, since this pandemic outbreak, I have accumulated …

The Video That Changed My Life

By Mala Persaud, owner, Trace–The Zero Waste Store

Every week of the Plastic Free Challenge, we like to highlight additional voices in the Plastic Free and Zero Waste movements. Today we hear from the owner of our only zero waste

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