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Be Nice to Our Parks

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation just collected about 125,000 pounds of litter in a single day. Not very nice, is it?

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Have a Green Summer!

We’ve had the pleasure of encouraging recycling and litter prevention at a ton of great events.

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Bear Creek Lake Final 2015 30 in 30 Winner

We’ve awarded our last 2015 Grant to this State Park for litter prevention. They will install cigarette receptacles around the grounds.

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Colonial Beach Green Grabs 30 in 30

This environmental group will use their Grant to beautify local school grounds and start a litter prevention program.

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James River Association Hooks 30 in 30

This river group will use their grant for cleanup kits, allowing more Virginians to participate in cleanup programs along the James.

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Nottoway Middle Wins 30 in 30

This Crewe middle school will use a 30 in 30 Grant to make a 2 year old community garden sustainable. All students will participate.

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Friends of Rappahannock Get 30 in 30

This Fredericksburg group will use their grant to hold 5 cleanups at 35 different sites along the river.

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Clover Hill Elementary Plants 30 in 30

This Midlothian elementary school will use their Award to beautify temporary trailers with environmental themes and gardens.

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Riverheads High Wins 30 in 30

The Gladiators in Staunton loves to recycle. Our Grant will allow them to rent a bigger recycling bin, and double their efforts.

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Clean Fairfax Sweeps in 30 in 30

The Clean Fairfax Council will use their Grant to purchase mesh, reusable grocery bags for their popular farmers’ market.

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Saint James Catholic School Nets 30 in 30

This Falls Church school will use their Grant to install pollinator gardens throughout their grounds.

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Stafford County Program Plants 30 in 30

The grant money awarded will be used to purchase flowers and shrubs to beautify the school grounds of the county Alternative Programs

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