- 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
We’re now officially old enough to retire. Too bad we have so much work to do.
The River went down, the temperature went up, and the Fourth Annual Shiver in the River was a huge success!
This Contest has now ended! Winners announced soon!
I recently returned from 10 days in Iceland. They have a mindset about recycling and their environment, and it would seem to be a good model for here.
Going into this year, we had awarded $145,000 to 195 different projects. This year, they ranged from $500 to $1,000, and five winners were awarded $2,000 to expand and/or continue legacy projects!
We awarded the New River Resource Authority in Southwest, Virginia, a $750 30 in Thirty grant for their recycling proposal called, “Bags for Benches.”
We awarded the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program (VOSRP) a $2,000 30 in Thirty grant for their Recycling project.