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

Recycling

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  • Establishing stronger, consensus based goals for recycling in Virginia
  • Building stronger markets for recycled materials in Virginia
  • Expanding and improving recycling in schools.
  • Establishing more “on the go” recycling options at special events and public venues
America Recycles Day 2019

We frequently preach the 3 R’s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. The less litter we create, the less litter ends up on our roadways and scenic places. On November 15th of each year, we put a spotlight on this issue with America Recycles Day.

Our 30 in Thirty Green Grants Recap for 2019!

Our mission is to engage and unite Virginians to improve our natural and scenic environment through our 5 impact areas: To honor that commitment to the Commonwealth, we funded 30 grant recipients – one each day in the month of June.

Clean Fairfax Nets 30 in Thirty

With their funding, Clean Fairfax will purchase reusable produce bags to provide for shoppers instead of disposable produce bags.

Keep Virginia Cozy Wins Recycling Green Grant

Keep Virginia Cozy is going to use Green Grant funds to build and provide areas for those recyclables to be disposed of properly, rather than ending up in the landfill. 

Seeds of Change wins Green Grant for Litter Prevention

The organization will use their grant to reduce the amount of litter found in this area by installing pet waste stations, trash cans, and recycling bins.

Virginia Zoological Society wins $1000 for Recycling

Partnering with Eco-cell, the zoo plans to recycle electronics like smartphones, tablets, adapters, and chargers.

Albemarle Schools win Green Grant for Recycling

Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) in Charlottesville has been awarded a 30 in Thirty Green Grant of $1000 for its Recycling project.