Faculty Sponsor: Ms. Ratcliffe
The Environmental Club works on community and school projects to raise awareness of environmental issues in the community.
Recent projects have included working to improve recycling efforts at Yorktown, the installation of water bottle fillers throughout the school, and working to remove invasive plants at local parks. Membership is open to all Yorktown students.
Scheduled Meetings: TBA
- Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment – Arlington is working to become one of the first counties in the U.S. to be declared a “natural habitat.” Visit the ACE website for local volunteer opportunities and environmental information.
- The Center for a New American Dream – The U.S. consumes 25% of the world’s resources, though we make up only 4% of the world’s population. Visit newdream.org to help Americans consume responsibly, protect the environment, enhance quality of life and promote social justice.
- Earth Force – Through Earth Force, youth discover and implement lasting solutions to environmental issues in your community.
- Arlington County Environmental Services – County web site answers all of your questions on Arlington’s environmental policies. (Recycling, Household Hazardous Waste, Water Quality, Wastewater Treatment, etc.)