Keep Virginia Beautiful
Latest News The COVID-19 health crisis continues to affect our way of doing just about everything, but we are resilient and creative and know our efforts to Keep Virginia Beautiful are as important as ever. The amount of litter on Virginia's walkways and roadways has dramatically increased due to reduced cleanup events and millions of single use masks and gloves flooding our environment. Cleanups during this time are encouraged and appreciated, however, please keep your distance from others, wear a mask and wash your hands.
We want to get cleanup tools in your hands so that you can help us tackle the litter problem – the fast food bags, the water bottles, and especially the cigarette butts! We know that you care! That’s why we are giving away ten Cleanup Kits to those who entered their name for the Cleanup […]
Yes, you’ve seen the cigarette butt tossed out of a car window at the stop light, or flicked onto the ground. But do you know what happens to those cigarette butts after they’re littered? The get washed by the rain into the storm drains, and eventually into the waterways of Virginia. Some people thing that […]
We want to say THANK YOU! to the volunteers who came out to help us sort out supplies and assemble Cleanup Kits! They are ready to be shipped to ten names that will be drawn at the end of July. We are also grateful for the support of Altria and HandsOn, who make this program […]
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Shiver in the River is KVB’s signature event and features a community clean-up, a 5K and the legendary JUMP in the James River. Always the last Saturday of February, registration opens in the Fall.
KVB organizes a community recycling day each Fall and Spring where anyone can drive through and drop off shredding, recycling, electronics, plastic bags, items for Goodwill and FeedMore.
The Great American Cleanup prompts individuals to take greater responsibility for their local environment by conducting grassroots community service projects that engage volunteers, local businesses, and civic leaders.