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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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Lewis Ginter Gets 30 in Thirty Seed Money

Their fall project will include revitalizing the McDonough Community Garden.

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Center for Natural Capital wins 30 in Thirty

They work with communities and agencies to cleanup illegal dump sites along the rivers in central Virginia.

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Town of Purcellville gets 30 in Thirty Award

Grant funds will be used to purchase sturdy outdoor cigarette receptacles and create signage to provide information about properly disposing of cigarette litter, and explain the hazards that cigarette litter poses to the environment.

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Northumberland Group wins 30 in Thirty

Grant funds will be used to purchase cleanup supplies and a dumpster rental. They anticipate that thousands of pounds of unsightly and dangerous trash will be removed from the waterways – not only for beautification, but to restore the habitat of both land and sea life.

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Randolph-Macon SGA Wins 30 in Thirty Grant

Their project, Sustainable Seniors, will add small recycling bins to all senior apartments on campus, and larger recycling bins for transporting the recyclables for processing.

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Scottsville Elementary School Grabs a 30 in Thirty

Scottsville Elementary School in southern Albemarle County has been awarded a grant of $1,000 in the Community Beautification category.

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askHRgreen wins 30 in Thirty Grant

They will use grant funds to purchase cigarette ash receptacles and post signage to encourage proper disposal of cigarette litter.

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