Nature Corner – February 2022

alison, January 30, 2023

By: Jo Doumbia Winter with its low temperatures are coming. Snow? Ice? Freezing Rain ? Temperatures dropping, mean that snow and freezing rain are on the way. And so you are probably preparing to break out the winter salt—however, if you don’t salt properly inadvertently you could be leading to pollution in our waterways?  In… Read more »

FACS in the Community: Reusables Talk at Ashby Ponds

meaghan, January 1, 2023

FACS in the Community: Reusables Talk at Ashby Ponds On December 2, 2022, FACS’ Solid Waste and Recycling Team Lead Rick Galliher met with an environmental group at Ashby Ponds Senior Living Community in Ashburn, Virginia. The group was recently formed by FACS Reverend Jean Wright who is a cofounder of FACS and leads the… Read more »

Fairfax County

Fairfax Hub – December 2022 Update

meaghan, December 1, 2022

Fairfax Hub Updates – December 2022 Both in the seasons of celebration and thanksgiving and in daily life, sometimes I like to trace the route of good things which come to me. For instance, how did the sweet potatoes or roasted turkey on my table get there? Imagining that path, I mentally thank the grocery… Read more »

Fairfax County

Faith Sector Pilot – CECAP

meaghan, October 27, 2022

Faith Sector Pilot  Fairfax County Community-wide Energy and Action Plan (CECAP) Faith Communities take climate action in Virginia’s largest county! FACS is partnering with Fairfax County to implement the Fairfax County Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan (CECAP). We are working on five campaigns, from installing solar to making our kitchens climate-friendly to planting native…. Read more »