- Establishing stronger, consensus based goals for recycling in Virginia
- Building stronger markets for recycled materials in Virginia
- Expanding and improving recycling in schools.
- Establishing more “on the go” recycling options at special events and public venues
Going into this year, we had awarded $145,000 to 195 different projects. This year, they ranged from $500 to $1,000, and five winners were awarded $2,000 to expand and/or continue legacy projects!
We awarded the New River Resource Authority in Southwest, Virginia, a $750 30 in Thirty grant for their recycling proposal called, “Bags for Benches.”
We awarded the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program (VOSRP) a $2,000 30 in Thirty grant for their Recycling project.
We awarded Keep James City County Beautiful (KJCCB) a $1,000 30 in Thirty grant for their Recycling project.
We awarded Accomack County Public Works a $2,000 30 in Thirty grant for their Recycling initiative, “Trees for Trash.”
We celebrated the first Earth Day in 1970, but almost 50 years later, we’re not quite done.
It’s another season of 30 in Thirty Grants, and another season of beautiful things to do in Virginia!