Northern Virginia Community College Sustainability Office

Northern Virginia Community College Sustainability Office Mission: reduce NOVA’s carbon footprint & educate future generations in environmentally sustainabl


Green Students deserve some green of their own! Incoming and current college freshmen with an interest in conservation can apply online for this year’s Soil and Water Conservation District $1,000 Scholarship. Students must live in Fairfax County and have at least a 3.0 GPA or be ranked in the top 20% of their class. The submission deadline is April 1st, 2022. To apply or get more information, visit

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When you picture Fairfax County in 50 years, what do you see? We see a clean, healthy, safe, and prosperous community, and we need your help to ensure this vision becomes reality. Climate planning is underway and you can offer your opinions and suggestions via a brief online survey. Click below.


The Assateague Island National Seashore along the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia and Maryland and the Appalachian Trail farther inland.


If you missed the earlier online talk by entomologist and wildlife ecologist Doug Tallamy, the archived video has been posted. Hosted by the Caldwell, NJ Environmental Commission, Tallamy talks about why and how we should transform our yards into havens for pollinators and other insects.

Since the first observance of Earth Day 50 years ago on April 22, 1970, people have come together annually on that date to raise awareness about the natural world. Every year, millions of Americans mark the anniversary by celebrating the importance of protecting the environment.


Watch the film followed by a special pre-taped conversation with Director Matt Wolf. You can also join one of our live virtual Q&A’s with the filmmakers and Biospherians. Click HERE for more info. Spaceship Earth is the true, stranger-than-fiction, adventure of eight visionaries who in 1991 spent ...


The artworks, collected by the open-access Biodiversity Heritage Library, range from animal sketches to historical diagrams and botanical studies


Knowing what to recycle is confusing. Here's a look at the process, from store to recycling facility.


This fall is the last season for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Fox Island Education Program, the foundation announced in a blog post on Oct. 10.

Sustainability Week @ NOVA Woodbridge Campus!!

Sustainability Week @ NOVA Woodbridge Campus!!


The Office for Sustainability created a six-year plan to improve the integration of sustainability across the University of Richmond. 


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – We all know that drinking water is essential to health, and the American Heart Association of Virginia is proposing adding water-bottle filling stations to all new or renovated schools throughout the state. Studies have shown that kids who have access to filling stations at s...


Find water anywhere with the Tap app.


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The 16-quart cooler made from paraffin wax and recycled paper has a weight capacity of 75 pounds and is highly water resistant. Igloo says the RECOOL can keep ice cold for up to 12 hours while holding water for up to five days without leaking.


Planting trees around your home will lower your energy bills, clean the air you breathe, increase the value of your home, reduce pollution, and beautify our community. Get some free saplings at the Earth Day event on 4/28 from 2:30-5pm at Daniels Run Elementary School!


In Philadelphia, people like to recycle. Together, all 1.6 million of us generate about 400 tons of recyclable material each day. But since last fall, roughly half of the bottles and cans my neighbors and I have placed dutifully curbside in our blue bins every week haven’t made their way to a sort...


The holidays are a time for generosity and tasty food, but its environmental impact can be a bit more sobering. Want to make your holidays more eco-friendly? You're not alone. According to data by Stanford, it's the peak time for rubbish heading to…


Fairfax County, Virginia - Fairfax County’s Solid Waste Management Program is co-hosting a Waste & Recycling Symposium in partnership with Northern Virginia Community College. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Ernst Center, located on


Drive Electric Events promote plug-in electric vehicles & their benefits!


Yesterday, Dr. Dann Sklarew began data collection on a brand new study of microplastic pollution in the Potomac River. He is holding items collected via net tow at Gunston Cove. Back at the lab, he will determine the size and number of plastic pieces collected.

Night of Science is a bi-annual community outreach event aimed at introducing children (and all interested!) to hands-on learning about a great diversity of subjects and showcasing the research and critical thinking teaching approaches of the faculty from the department of Math, Science and Engineer...


Fairfax County, Virginia - Outreach and education opportunities within public works and environmental services.


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YSI is the platform where we learn about our responsibilities for our nature. today I want to share my team idea from Pakistan before I start I want to thanks Alex Moltzau for his contribution and hard work to achieve sustainability goals.

We are going to research work on the plastic shopping bags effects on our environment. this work is more interesting when different countries belong members contribute in this work we all work as a team and find out ways to achieve sustainability goals for our country.

>Now our team from Pakistan is completed.

>Bangladesh team is completed ( UPDATED )

> I would like to other countries members to participate in our work it does not only help in our professional life but also useful for our country policies makers, and our platform where we start our this kind of activities so time to give back in shape of this work

>> Team members per country are only 3.
>> Members must be graduates so its easier to do our work

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Please join us! The Northern Virginia Community College International Heritage Club invites the Great Prince William County and surrounding community to an evening celebration of culture. Please join us for a multicultural immersion experience featuring students from the Manassas Campus. We will take you on a journey around the world showcasing different cultures that are present on our campus. The evening will feature keynote speakers, skits, music free food and so much more. We are excited to celebrate with you.
Parking: FREE parking in all B Lots except for spaces marked “A Permit.”
NVCC-Manassas Campus International Night Celebrates Global Diversity
The Northern Virginia Community College International Heritage Club invites the Great Prince William County and surrounding community to an evening celebration of culture. Please join us for a multicultural immersion experience featuring students from the Manassas Campus. We will take you on a journ...
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