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
Deep Creek Middle School wins 30 in Thirty

We are awarding our annual “30 in Thirty Green Grants” daily during the month of June. Deep Creek Middle School has been awarded a grant of $1000 as today’s winner in the Litter Prevention category.

Harmony Hall Farms Homeowners Wins Green Grant

Harmony Hall Farms Homeowners Association in Northumberland County has been awarded our 2nd Green Grant in our 30 in Thirty program of $750 in the Litter Prevention Category.

Our First 30 in Thirty Green Grant Winner of 2019!

Since 2011, we’ve awarded $203,000 for 260 different projects in Virginia.The first 30 in Thirty Green Grant award of 2019 goes to Keep Manassas Beautiful with a grant of $1000 for its Cigarette Litter Prevention Program.

OMG the GAC!

We knew that our cleanup with askHRgreen was a huge success, but seeing all of these pictures took our breath away.

Adopting a Highway is a Beautiful Act

Some friends recently shared a Beautiful Act on our Get Caught page, but their pictures don’t really tell the full story – and it’s a beautiful one. The Miller Heights Neighborhood Association adopted Miller Heights Road in Oakton, Virginia.

We Accept the #TrashTag Challenge!

March 20th was officially the first day of Spring, and also the kickoff for the annual Great American Cleanup. We used that joyous occasion to accept our own #TrashTag Challenge.

You Want Me to WHAT?

Did you make some New Years Resolutions? Friends, Shiver in the River is an opportunity to keep those promises.