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Your go-to resource for everything green in Hampton Roads!

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.

WE'RE TALKING GREEN, FOLKS

You need a birds-eye view when infrastructure goes 30 feet into the ground.
"Posted on May 22, 2017 by Sarah Crawford
These pump stations need to be maintained and they need to meet the needs of the population pumping to them, or else sewage spills out into the environment. More people = more flushes = more wastewat Read more...
View of construction efforts at HRSD's Virginia Initiative Plant.
"Posted on May 15, 2017 by Sarah Crawford
Today, VIP is almost 75% of the way through another major overhaul, a project that will take nearly 5 years to complete. Think of it as version 3.0. While VIP has the capability to remove nutrients, Read more...
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"Posted on May 1, 2017 by Rebekah Eastep
On Friday, April 21, staff of askHRgreen.org, the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) and Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) celebrated Earth Day by hosting a co Read more...
National Prescription Take-
"Posted on April 28, 2017 by Katie Cullipher
Tomorrow is National Drug Take-Back Day so it's time to clean out those medicine cabinets! And when you do, I'm willing to bet you'll find more than one expired or unwanted medication. Safely getting Read more...
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"Posted on April 18, 2017 by Katie Cullipher
Launched this week (just in time for Earth Day) on sidewalks, streetscapes and thoroughfares throughout Hampton Roads, the motivational campaign will reveal a bevy of good-to-know “green” message Read more...

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