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ACE Events and Volunteer Opportunities


Interested in volunteering with ACE on an ongoing basis? Then please take a moment to complete our volunteer application. The application enables us to collect information about your skills and interests so that we are better able the match you with our volunteer needs leading to a more fulfilling experience for all. We’ll send you notices about upcoming volunteer events and opportunities that might be a good fit. Please complete the application today!


VOLUNTEER:

Recycling Task Force Kick-Off Meeting

recyclingDate and Time: Thursday, April 30th, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington VA 22206

Interested in learning more about recycling in Arlington and contributing to projects to improve recycling efforts? Join us for a kickoff meeting during which we’ll explore ideas to improve recycling in our community. We’ll also provide details about a new initiative to support recycling at special events in Arlington in partnership with the Arlington County Solid Waste Bureau.

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COMMUNITY EVENT:

Incorporating Sustainability into Your Everyday Life ~ at Work and Home

Date and Time: Wednesday, May 20th,
6:30 p.m. – Networking
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Program
Location: Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington

Join us to learn practical ways to incorporate sustainable practices in your everyday life, at home and at work. The program will provide an introduction to the concept of a circular economy, which moves away from the current linear processes (taking resources, using them once, and then tossing them into landfill) to a more efficient, clean, and profitable economy that designs waste out of the system

You will learn:

  • A framework to help you assess the environmental impacts and solutions for your home, church, school, or business
  • Guidelines for sustainable practices for energy, water, materials, waste, and toxic control
  • Guidelines for sustainable buying with featuring examples of innovative sustainable products and services to get you started

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 VOLUNTEER:

Invasive Plant Pull

  Date and Time: Saturday, May 23, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  Location: Benjamin Banneker Park, 6620 N. 18th St., Arlington

Join ACE volunteers as we partner with Arlington County’s Remove Invasive Plant Program (RiP) to pull invasives and protect the trees and landscapes of our County Parks.  All supplies will be provided

  Sign up today!

 


ONGOING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


 Adopt-a-Street

adopt-a-streetPlease also consider getting involved with the Adopt-a-Street program through which you can help to keep your community clean by supporting litter control on a section of an Arlington Street. Learn more about how you can Adopt-a-Street through Arlington County.