August 2021
Food Scraps Collection Begins September 6
The county's new Food Scraps collection is simple. All you need is a pail provided by the county and some compostable bags.

Food Scraps Collection County sticker
A Step Forward to Zero Waste
Curbside food scrap collection will reduce the residential waste stream going to the Waste-to-Energy facility by 20 percent and encourage steps to reduce such waste.

Food Recovery Hierachy
Be an Active Participant
A successful launch of this program will depend on residents enthusiastically embracing the effort.  There are simple ways you can help.

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Getting to Carbon Neutral: Reimagining Arlington
Thursday, September 23
7 - 8 p.m.
Join community experts for a virtual webinar on how Arlington can address the climate crisis and become a resilient, equitable, and prosperous community. 

The EcoAdvocate is compiled by the EcoAction Advocacy Committee. Contributors for this issue were Dean Amel, Jill Barker, Stephen D'Alessio, Joan McIntyre, Mimi Shah, and Carrie Thompson.
EcoAction Arlington's mission is to promote stewardship of our natural resources and practical solutions for a sustainable lifestyle. The EcoAction Advocacy Committee engages in public discussion and promotes civic engagement among its members to influence government action in support of its mission. EcoAction Arlington is a non-profit and non-partisan organization.