Virginia’s Potential Plastic Bag Bill

The Virginia General Assembly is in session and debating the outcome of SB1103: a bill that would allow any locality to prohibit the distribution, sale, or offering of disposable plastic bags to consumers. SB1103 aims to prohibit single use plastic grocery … Continue reading

Dear Future President…

Here is a list of things Environmentalist all over the United States of America would like to see CHANGE within the next four years: Get rid of energy plants that pollute our air and waterways. Our nation needs to understand … Continue reading

Coal-Fired Power Plant is shut down permanently after 63 years.

As many of you may have already heard, on October 1, 2012, the GenOn Potomac River Generating Station (PRGS) located in Alexandria, VA closed down after 63 years of providing energy for the DC metro area. The reason for the … Continue reading

Going Green Across The Country

This is the first what will hopefully be a semi regular feature – a blog post from Clean Fairfax Friend, Zoey. Introduction Over my spring break, I traveled to The Big Island of Hawaii. On the trip to and while … Continue reading

America Recyles Day

TODAY!!  is America Recycles Day Since 1997, communities across the country have come together on November 15 to celebrate America Recycles Day. More than a celebration, America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of … Continue reading