- Establishing more convenient and responsible recycling and disposal options for electronics and household hazardous waste
- Improving options for recycling organic waste such as yard trimmings and food scraps
- Promoting the reduction of construction and demolition waste
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.
It’s not what you think: we’re not talking about growing and harvesting people. Virginia’s economy is driven by a number of factors. Tourism generated $26 billion in visitor spending in 2018.
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.
Soil Cycles is dedicated to composting and reducing food waste using human-powered bicycles for transportation.
With their funding, Clean Fairfax will purchase reusable produce bags to provide for shoppers instead of disposable produce bags.
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.
Isle of Wight County services waste needs for approximately 14,000 households. The County will implement a project to prevent litter called, “Teach Up the Pick Up.”