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

Litter Prevention


  • Reducing cigarette litter
  • Reducing plastic bag litter
  • Improving litter law enforcement
  • Eliminating dumping illegally
  • Reducing roadside litter through responsible covering of vehicle loads.
King George County Wins a 30 in Thirty

King George County plans to host a Community Clean-up Event, comprised of five teams of volunteers that will clean up portions of five arterial routes in the county.

SCRAP RVA Wins 30 in Thirty for Recycling

SCRAP is a nonprofit donation-based creative reuse store and donation center in Richmond.

DEQ Wins 30 in Thirty

The Activities Committee has participated in river cleanup efforts with the DCR since 2000.

Habitat for Humanity Wins 30 in Thirty

Every year Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick-Clarke has a neighborhood revitalization day to cleanup a specific neighborhood. This year they are bringing new life to the event by adding “plogging,” which is picking up litter while jogging.

A 30 in Thirty for the City of Lexington

The City’s current residential recycling rate is about 25-30 percent. They would like to raise that rate to a consistent forty percent.

Kiptopeke State Park Wins 30 in Thirty

Grant funds provided by Keep Virginia Beautiful will be used to purchase weather-resistant cigarette butt receptacles and informational signage in six targeted areas.

Petersburg Battlefields Foundation Wins 30 in Thirty

They were concerned about pollutants in the waterways and on the grounds of the historic landscape from fishing lines and pet waste.