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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ACTION ALERT: Tell your delegate to support the Styrofoam ban bill

The 30-day 2021 General Assembly session starts today, January 13. And with only two weeks to hear bills in committee and on the floor before crossover, the House is starting hot.

We expect House Agriculture, Chesapeake, and Natural Resources Committee …

What We’re Working on in 2021

Haven’t made it to a general meeting in a while? Wondering what we’ve been working on and how you can help? Here is what you’ve missed.

Green New Deal Virginia

Jolene Mafnas of Food & Water Watch Virginia joined our …

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 …

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