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.
5 Ways to Travel Green this Summer!

5 Ways to Travel Green this Summer: how to be environmentally friendly. Make your next family vacation GREEN, from Keep Virginia Beautiful!

Virginia is not an Ashtray!

Did you know that cigarette butts are litter too? 23% of people thought cigarettes were litter and 79% thought they were bio-degradable.

Washington Henry Elem. has $1K in the Bag!

Washington Henry Elementary School has been awarded a $1K grant for Plastic Bag Recycling. WHES is a bright “green” spot in Hanover County and has been the starting point for many “green” projects, initiatives, and events.

Staunton River State Park WINS $1K Grant

Staunton River State Park wants to become the leader in a clean, healthy, and beautiful Virginia park system and the first step is starting a comprehensive cigarette litter prevention campaign.

Clean Fairfax Bags a Grand!

The Clean Fairfax Council has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category. The Clean Fairfax Council (CFC) will use the grant funds to create an annual Plastic Bag Recycling Day and Contest to coincide with their Harvest Festival.

$1K Grant for Friends of Norfolk’s Environment

The Friends of Norfolk’s Environment will be launching a new cigarette litter prevention campaign in the busy residential, business, restaurant and boutique district of Historic Ghent.

Clean Valley Council WINS $1,000 for Recycling!

bags are one of the top sources of litter in the greater Roanoke Valley which includes the City of Roanoke, County of Roanoke, Town of Vinton, and the City of Salem. In recent months, the Clean Valley Council (CVC) was asked to step in and help solve the plastic bag litter issue…