- 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
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.
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…
The City of Manassas and 1 By Youth are partnering up to revitalize the Point of Wood Neighborhood. With the help of over 1500 volunteers they intend to use the grant to create a huge 3 acre sustainable community garden for the residents of Point of Woods.
Lonesome Pine Water and Soil Conservation District with the help of state, federal, and local agencies and its community of citizen volunteers would like to restore their Guest River back to the environmental jewel it once was.
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.
Russell County Environmental Control & Recycling has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category. They will use this grant to promote resource conservation by providing reusable shopping bags and multiple collection points for the recycling of plastic bags.
Grayson County High School has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category.