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Welcome to the Eco-City Alexandria Blog – a place where members of the Alexandria community (youth and adult residents, employees and employers, businesses, organizations, associations and city government) can share ideas about how to make the City of Alexandria, Virginia an ecologically sustainable city. Before using this blog (using includes: reading, commenting on, downloading, copying, reproducing, altering materials of any kind, subscribing to, and linking to), please read the Eco-City Alexandria Blog Terms of Use. Using this blog indicates that you accept these terms of use. If you do not accept these terms of use, please do not use this blog.

Got a great idea about ecological sustainability? Want to connect with other individuals, businesses or organizations interested in sustainability? Want to engage in a conversation with others in the Alexandria community about the Eco-City Charter or the Environmental Action Plan? Want to shape environmental, economic and social policy in the City of Alexandria? This blog is for you!

We want to know your ideas and thoughts about the Eco-City Charter and the Environmental Action Plan. We want to know about projects, programs, policies, best practices and other initiatives you’ve run across related to ecological sustainability (environmental, economic & social sustainability). We want to know what you do (as individuals, businesses or organizations) to be more sustainable or environmentally responsible.

Before using this blog (using includes: reading, commenting on, downloading, copying, reproducing, altering materials of any kind, subscribing to, and linking to), please read the Eco-City Alexandria Blog Terms of Use. Using this blog indicates that you accept these terms of use. If you do not accept these terms of use, please do not use this blog.

 

Eco-City Alexandria Blog (https://ecocityalexandria.wordpress.com) is hosted by the Eco-City Studio, a Department of Urban Affairs & Planning project at Virginia Tech in Alexandria, Virginia.

 

The Eco-City Studio created this blog to enable and support a healthy conversation between members of the Alexandria community and the Environmental Policy Commission. The Eco-City Alexandria Blog is a place where the Alexandria community (residents, employees, businesses, organizations, associations and city government) can share ideas about how to make the City of Alexandria, Virginia an ecologically sustainable city. We encourage not just feedback, but active participation. We want to know your ideas and thoughts about the Eco-City Charter and the development of the Environmental Action Plan. We want to know about projects, programs, policies, best practices and other initiatives you’ve run across related to ecological sustainability (environmental, economic & social sustainability). We want to know what you do, as individuals, businesses or organizations, to be more sustainable or environmentally responsible.

 

All pages and tags of this blog are organized by audience:

  • Eco-Citizen (individuals living or working in Alexandria)
  • Eco-Business (employers and business in Alexandria)
  • Eco-Organization (for-profit and non-profit organizations and associations in Alexandria)
  • Eco-Government (people involved or interested in governmental policies, regulations, programs and practices)
  • Eco-World (people interested in global sustainability issues)

If there is a specific sustainability topic you’re interested in, then check out specific categories. All blog posts are organized into categories that correspond to the guiding principles of the Eco-City Charter:

  • Air Quality
  • Water Quality
  • Solid Waste
  • Land Use
  • Open Space
  • Green Buildings
  • Transportation
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Health
  • Implementation

For more detailed information about the Eco-City Alexandria initiative, including the Eco-City Charter and the Environmental Action Plan, please visit http://ecocity.ncr.vt.edu/ecocityalexandria.html.

 

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One Response to About

  1. Carly Miller says:

    Hi

    I have a quick question about your site. Would you mind emailing me back @carlymiller687@gmail.com

    Thanks,
    Carly

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