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Outdoor Film Festivals this Summer

Outdoor film festivals are a great activity that are eco-friendly and easy on your wallet.  By walking, biking, or taking public transportation to one of the many film festivals listed below, you can reduce your carbon footprint while catching a great feature film with friends.  Bring a blanket and your own snacks in environmentally friendly … Continue reading

Happy Fourth of July!

We hope you enjoy the day with family and friends! Did you make it an eco-friendly 4th? Share in the comments!

Do More 24 is TODAY!

Today is Do More 24  – a one-day charitable giving event that helps raise awareness (and money) for non-profits across the nation.  Whether you are able to give $10 or $100, every cent you donate helps your designated charity out! You can chose to give to the Do More 24 fund , or find a … Continue reading

Happy Memorial Day!

I can’t believe that Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner!  If you don’t have plans just yet, don’t despair, we’ve compiled a list of eco-friendly metro accessible ideas for a great weekend: Take the Metro to Greenbelt Park in Greenbelt, Maryland for a great weekend of camping, hiking, and biking. Bike and camp … Continue reading

Bike to Work this Friday, May 17!

May is the perfect month to ride a bike – it’s National Bike Month, and in Washington DC, Bike to Work Day is on Friday, May 17. The National Bike Challenge kicked off on May 1, with the goal of uniting 50,000 people to bike 10 million miles throughout America. Regardless of the reason, swapping … Continue reading

Spring Forward and Make a Change

Spring is the season for change.  We move our clocks forward an hour, and gain extra sunlight, warmth and new possibilities.  Why not use that extra hour to make a difference and volunteer? When you volunteer, you gain so much more than spending a day among new friends – you help make a positive impact … Continue reading

Climate Change and the Inauguration

I was lucky enough to attend the inauguration this year, and though it was cold – global warming was on my mind. I have been holding my breath over the past four years, hoping that the President would address the threat of climate change while he is in office.  Finally, in his second inaugural address, … Continue reading

Trash Talk (The Good Kind)

Thanks to our outstanding guest blogger Juliet for this week’s post!  Juliet is a strategic communications consultant with a strong focus on issues related to the environment and public health. An accomplished marketing and communications executive, she has nearly 20 years’ experience in branding and communications strategies, public relations, social marketing and public awareness campaigns. … Continue reading

Superstorm Sandy

Last weekend was horrible.  Our thoughts and hearts go out to everyone touched by the chaos and devastation that “Superstorm Sandy” brought with her, and we hope that the road to recovery is swift and that many people help you along the way. If you were fortunate to escape major damage from the storm and … Continue reading

Break Your Automobile Addiction!

Today’s post is written by our guest blogger, Nick Bravos of goDCgo.  goDCgo is an initiative of the District Department of Transportation that is designed to help reduce congestion and improve air quality in our nation’s capital through the promotion of sustainable transportation modes. In addition to encouraging the use of trains, buses, bikes and … Continue reading