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
Lynnhaven River NOW Wins 30 in Thirty

We awarded Lynnhaven River NOW, an organization based in Hampton Roads, a $2,000 30 in Thirty grant for their Litter Prevention project.

Loft Ridge Cleans Up with 30 in Thirty

It is their plan to install a cleanup station at the central location of their tennis courts. This station will educate residents and visitors about the impacts of litter, while also providing the opportunity to put litter in its place, and make a positive impact in the community.

Friends of Peak Creek Grab 30 in Thirty

We awarded Friends of Peak Creek (FOPC), an organization based in Pulaski, a $750 30 in Thirty grant for their litter prevention project.

AskHRGreen Wins New 30 in Thirty Award

We awarded AskHRGreen, based in Hampton Roads, a $2,000 grant for their Cigarette Litter Prevention project.

Earth Day 2017

We celebrated the first Earth Day in 1970, but almost 50 years later, we’re not quite done.

30 in Thirty is Live!

It’s another season of 30 in Thirty Grants, and another season of beautiful things to do in Virginia!

Our Third Annual Shiver in the River!

Our Third Annual Shiver in the River was indeed our best yet, and helped us to raise much needed funds to help us help you to keep Virginia beautiful.