To engage and unite Virginians to improve our natural and scenic environment.

Litter Prevention

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  • Reducing cigarette litter
  • Reducing plastic bag litter
  • Improving litter law enforcement
  • Eliminating dumping illegally
  • Reducing roadside litter through responsible covering of vehicle loads.
via Smith Mountain Lake Visitors Center
Leave Nothing But Wake.

When we hike, we take nothing but pictures and leave nothing but footprints. What is our mantra when we spend time on the water?

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Pedaling for Cleanliness

John was taking a long, long bike ride to impact litter on our roadways.

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Are You Going to Do It?

Do we have a legion of gnomes and fairies who come out at night to Keep Virginia Beautiful? No. It’s people like us who have to do it.

Photo via: Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Water Flows One Way

When you look at the watershed for the Chesapeake Bay, it encompasses over 3/4 of Virginia. And the Bay is downhill from most of us.

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I did my part for Earth Day…what are you going to do?

  I stare at the same small 1/4 acre sized wetland everyday I am at the office.  I watch the geese eat the grass, the birds splash in the water, the lizards sunning themselves, etc.  I have also watched the trash/litter increase exponentially so I figured with today being Earth Day, it was the perfect […]

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Green = Green

Keeping our Commonwealth beautiful makes good economic sense. People visiting parks in Virginia kicked in $21.2 Billion in spending.

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THANK YOU to all the unsung Litter Warriors!

I know there are countless others who clean up litter either along the roads or waterways and I personally want to say THANK YOU. You are the true litter warriors!