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
Seeds of Change wins Green Grant for Litter Prevention

The organization will use their grant to reduce the amount of litter found in this area by installing pet waste stations, trash cans, and recycling bins.

Department of Environmental Quality wins for Skate Park Litter

The organization will use their grant funding to combat cigarette litter in a skate park at Veteran’s Memorial Park.

Virginia Zoological Society wins $1000 for Recycling

Partnering with Eco-cell, the zoo plans to recycle electronics like smartphones, tablets, adapters, and chargers.

Clean Valley Council Wins Green Grant

The The Clean Valley Council provides education and outreach on litter prevention and recycling throughout Roanoke County.

Hillsville Scoops Up a 30 in Thirty Green Grant

Concerned about the recyclable waste ending up in landfills during their Summer concerts, Hillsville developed their project called “Tuned to Recycle.”

Albemarle Schools win Green Grant for Recycling

Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) in Charlottesville has been awarded a 30 in Thirty Green Grant of $1000 for its Recycling project.

Friends of Peak Creek win big for Litter Prevention!

Friends of Peak Creek, Inc. will place commercial cigarette butt receptacles throughout the town of Pulaski in order to reduce cigarette litter.