- Reducing cigarette litter
- Reducing plastic bag litter
- Improving litter law enforcement
- Eliminating dumping illegally
- Reducing roadside litter through responsible covering of vehicle loads.
Fauquier County has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category. Fauquier County is a mostly rural community of 651 square miles, hundreds of county roads, approximately 67,000 residents and a focus on its biggest litter problem: plastic bags.
The Town of Pennington will use this KVB grant to purchase cigarette butt receptacles for strategic downtown locations and to create an effective anti-litter marketing campaign.
The Powhatan Anti-Litter Council has been awarded a $1,000 grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful in the Cigarette Litter Prevention Category. Powhatan Anti-Litter Council will create a county-wide Cigarette Litter Prevention program through a public awareness campaign about the lack of biodegradability of cigarette butts.
Keep Southwest Virginia Beautiful has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Cigarette Litter Prevention Category. KSVB plans to utilize grant funds to enhance and to expand its highly successful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in far Southwest Virginia.
Grayson County High School has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category.
Downtown Roanoke has been awarded a $1,000 grant by Keep Virginia Beautiful in the Cigarette Litter Prevention Category. Downtown Roanoke will partner with the City of Roanoke, and AdFed to create a Cigarette Litter Prevention Signage Campaign
Waste Watchers (WW) will establish a creative Plastic Bag Reducing/Recycling/Reusing Campaign through the use of signs in grocery store parking lots to remind shoppers to bring their own bags each time they shop.