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askHRgreen.org is a public awareness program of the 17 cities and counties of Hampton Roads administered through the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC), which encourages environmental stewardship among all residents here in southeastern Virginia. Members of askHRgreen.org include the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg; the counties of Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, Southampton, Surry and York; the town of Smithfield and the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD). Find out more about askHRgreen.org.
"Posted on October 25, 2016 by Rebekah Eastep
November 15th is America Recycles Day and it is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S. It’s our hope that celebrating recycling and all the Read more...
"Posted on October 12, 2016 by Guest Contributor
Did you know that as much as 85% of waste generated in offices is recyclable? Recycling is the norm in city and county offices across Hampton Roads. Please consider following suit and starting a recyc Read more...
"Posted on October 11, 2016 by Katie Cullipher
Mark your calendars because Saturday, October 22, 2016 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day! In order to prevent prescription drug abuse and protect our waterways, we must dispose of medication Read more...
"Posted on October 4, 2016 by Rebekah Eastep
Well, it's looking like we might not miss out on the 2016 Hurricane season. Hurricane Matthew has ripped through Haiti and now has its sights set on the eastern coast of the U.S. Add to that the fact Read more...
"Posted on October 3, 2016 by Rebekah Eastep
During the month of October, any family that signs up to become a Bay Star Home will be automatically entered to win a free soil test! Soil testing is the only way to know whether or not your lawn Read more...
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- RT @VaDOTHR: Fall=falling leaves. Property owners can help prevent drainage problems by checking ditches and drains. Read more: https://t.co/1DANdCNkt4,
- ‘TIS THE SEASON FOR LEAF REMOVAL TO PREVENT FLOODING https://t.co/Ag4eEhdLrs,
- 5 Freaky Ways To Have A Green Halloween https://t.co/Cge81GJGLv,