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



  • 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
Hopewell Wins Recycling 30 in 30

The Hopewell City Public Schools will use their grant to put a recycle bin in every classroom across 6 schools.

VMI Wins 30 in 30 Grant for Recycling

The cadets at Virginia Military Institute already have a great number of green initiatives and events. This will bolster their awesome recycling program.

Belvedere Elementary Wins First 30 in 30

Last year, they recycled 20%. They’ll use their grant to hit 30%!

Have a Green Back To School

Going back to school doesn’t mean you have to stop being green. Quite the contrary!

30 in 30 is Up and Running!

This year we’re doing a Fall 30 in 30 Grants program! 30 grants awarded in thirty days!

via Smith Mountain Lake Visitors Center
Leave Nothing But Wake.

When we hike, we take nothing but pictures and leave nothing but footprints. What is our mantra when we spend time on the water?

Are You Going to Do It?

Do we have a legion of gnomes and fairies who come out at night to Keep Virginia Beautiful? No. It’s people like us who have to do it.