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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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Racial Injustice and the Climate Crisis

“Our racial inequality crisis is intertwined with our climate crisis.” –Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

In the last few weeks we’ve experienced a perfect storm of racial, environmental, and health injustice. Communities of color are suffering the most from Covid-19–on top of …

Plastic Free Next Steps

The Plastic Free Challenge is over, so what do we do now?

At the end of my first Plastic Free Challenge in 2018, I was excited, exhilarated. I had learned so much and was anxious to keep my Plastic Free …

Plastic Free Next Steps: #LitterFreeVA

By Zach Huntington, Clean Streams Program Manager, Clean Fairfax

For this year’s Plastic Free Challenge, we’re making an effort to elevate the work of our Plastic Free partners around the DMV. Today we hear from Clean Fairfax, lead organizer behind

Plastic Free Summer Camps

By Kathleen Brewster, summer intern, Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions

For this year’s Plastic Free Challenge, we’re making an effort to elevate the work of our Plastic Free partners around the DMV. Today we hear from a youth activist who

Plastic Free with Pets

Navigating the plastic jungle of pet care

By Helene Shore, co-chair, 350 Fairfax

We love our pets. I know my dog, Tucker, couldn’t be more precious to me if he were my human.

But here comes the dilemma: How do …

Taking Small Steps Toward Going Plastic Free

By Elenor Hodges, EcoAction Arlington

For this year’s Plastic Free Challenge, we’re making an effort to elevate the work of our Plastic Free partners around the DMV. Today we hear from Elenor Hodges, executive director of EcoAction Arlington. In August

Plastic Free Holidays

How to enjoy the holiday season without all the waste.

Our Plastic Free Challenge is poised right before what is likely the most wasteful time of year: the holiday season. This season begins with the ripples of Halloween’s plastic-wrapped candies …

Plastic Free Cleaning

So How Do I Clean My Home and Do Laundry?

By Helene Shore, co-chair, 350 Fairfax

Take a trip down the aisles of your favorite grocery store, and you will find shelf after shelf of cleaning and laundry products. There …

Why Eliminating Plastic Straws Matters 

By Daisy Whittemore, Farmers Restaurant Group / Our Last Straw 

For this year’s Plastic Free Challenge, we’re making an effort to elevate the work of our Plastic Free partners around the DMV. Today we hear from the nonprofit Our Last

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