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
Bear Creek Lake Final 2015 30 in 30 Winner

We’ve awarded our last 2015 Grant to this State Park for litter prevention. They will install cigarette receptacles around the grounds.

Colonial Beach Green Grabs 30 in 30

This environmental group will use their Grant to beautify local school grounds and start a litter prevention program.

James River Association Hooks 30 in 30

This river group will use their grant for cleanup kits, allowing more Virginians to participate in cleanup programs along the James.

Nottoway Middle Wins 30 in 30

This Crewe middle school will use a 30 in 30 Grant to make a 2 year old community garden sustainable. All students will participate.

Friends of Rappahannock Get 30 in 30

This Fredericksburg group will use their grant to hold 5 cleanups at 35 different sites along the river.

Riverheads High Wins 30 in 30

The Gladiators in Staunton loves to recycle. Our Grant will allow them to rent a bigger recycling bin, and double their efforts.

Clean Fairfax Sweeps in 30 in 30

The Clean Fairfax Council will use their Grant to purchase mesh, reusable grocery bags for their popular farmers’ market.