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Friends of Norfolk’s Environment Wins 30 in Thirty

FONE is a group of dedicated volunteer community leaders who work to improve Norfolk’s environment through stewardship, education, and restoration.

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Boy Scouts Heart of Virginia Council Wins 30 in Thirty

For the past several years Heart of Virginia Council, BSA has partnered with the James River Association in an effort to beautify and protect their favorite waterway, the James River.

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Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast Win 30 in Thirty

Their program will launch the Girl Scouts’ Green Team campaign to educate both the GSCCC staff and Girl Scouts about the critical connection between recycling and the environment.

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King George County Wins a 30 in Thirty

King George County plans to host a Community Clean-up Event, comprised of five teams of volunteers that will clean up portions of five arterial routes in the county.

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SCRAP RVA Wins 30 in Thirty for Recycling

SCRAP is a nonprofit donation-based creative reuse store and donation center in Richmond.

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DEQ Wins 30 in Thirty

The Activities Committee has participated in river cleanup efforts with the DCR since 2000.

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Habitat for Humanity Wins 30 in Thirty

Every year Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick-Clarke has a neighborhood revitalization day to cleanup a specific neighborhood. This year they are bringing new life to the event by adding “plogging,” which is picking up litter while jogging.

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A 30 in Thirty for the City of Lexington

The City’s current residential recycling rate is about 25-30 percent. They would like to raise that rate to a consistent forty percent.

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Kiptopeke State Park Wins 30 in Thirty

Grant funds provided by Keep Virginia Beautiful will be used to purchase weather-resistant cigarette butt receptacles and informational signage in six targeted areas.

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Petersburg Battlefields Foundation Wins 30 in Thirty

They were concerned about pollutants in the waterways and on the grounds of the historic landscape from fishing lines and pet waste.

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Augusta Garden Club Rakes in 30 in Thirty

Their “This is Litter too!” project aims to advance cigarette litter prevention in the Historic District by providing cigarette butt receptacles and public education.

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Big Stone Gap Wins 30 in Thirty

A 12-year-old boy who lives in the town of Big Stone Gap was surprised to learn that his area of Southwest Virginia has nowhere to recycle glass.

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