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

Waste Reduction


  • 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
Oyster Shell Recycling!

The Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program has introduced more than 11 million oysters to the Virginia side of The Bay. Now they’re having a shindig.

Our Second Community Blitz

This is our 2nd Community Improvement Blitz, and we need your help. September 11 & 12.

Pitch In at the RVA Community Improvement Blitz

In preparation for the 2015 UCI bicycle races, we’re helping to organize an RVA Cleanup Blitz. Now we need your help.

Get Into the Blitz!

Ready to roll up your sleeves and get busy?

Going to the Dogs

As we all know, Virginia is for Lovers. And especially dog lovers. But…

Shark Sighting. Who’s Swimming?

But let’s put this shark business in context. Are they dangerous to Virginians?

Be Nice to Our Parks

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation just collected about 125,000 pounds of litter in a single day. Not very nice, is it?