Refilling Your Water Bottle While Out and About

Posted May 2nd, 2012 by Aimee in Green

When my building was evacuated due to DC’s earthquake last year, I was smart enough to grab my purse before walking out the door. When we were told that the building was closed and that we could go home, I was glad to have everything with me. On my walk […]

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Events and committees address green schools and spaces

Posted April 3rd, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Green, Living

All around Northern Virginia, schools and counties are going green in a variety of ways. On March 3, the year-old non-profit organization NoVa Outside put on its first Green Schools Expo at George Mason University. With some 24 public schools in attendance, along with more than a dozen non-profits, government […]

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Schools go green in Northern Virginia

Posted January 18th, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Green, Living

If you’re looking to go green in Northern Virginia schools, this is an exciting time. Last night, Arlington Public Schools held the first meeting of its new Sustainability Committee, one of the Advisory Committees that report to the Superintendent. Made up of 15 community members (13 of them with children […]

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2012: the (Montgomery County) year of the bag

Posted January 3rd, 2012 by Robin (noteverstill) in Around Town, Green, Politics

image via wokka On Sunday, after the wine glasses from the last toasts of 2011 were washed and your black-eyed peas enjoyed, you started planning for re-entry back into everyday life. Work and school beckon, you’ll have a fresh resolution to try weekly menu planning in your mind, and you’ll […]

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Unwanted guests in your bed: bugs!

Posted December 21st, 2011 by Jessica Haney in Green, Health, Living, Uncategorized

While a group of tired parents waited under bright lights in our school’s multi-purpose room for our December PTA meeting to begin, I overheard EverWonder Camps co-founder Moley Evans talking about freezing things to kill them. I just had to ask. Bed bugs. She had them. She hopes she doesn’t […]

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