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Your go-to resource for everything green in Hampton Roads! is a public awareness program of the 16 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 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


"Posted on December 18, 2014 by HR Green
The fresh smell of pine during the holiday season is tough to turn down. So if you are among the many residents in Hampton Roads who will be enjoying a real-deal Christmas tree this year, make sure yo Read more...
"Posted on December 16, 2014 by Guest Contributor
Cooking oil is the latest addition to items now accepted at the Virginia Beach Landfill and Resource Recovery Center. The new addition comes just in time to accept the grease from all of those fried Read more...
"Posted on December 12, 2014 by Rebekah Eastep
December started out with a gorgeous 74 degree day and the temps have been pretty mild ever since. Hovering near the 50s in December isn't too shabby. Just think, we could be in upstate New York with Read more...
"Posted on December 9, 2014 by elizabethvaughn
Every once in a while you come across an idea or invention that makes you slap your forehead and go, “Duh!”  That’s what happened when I read about this.  Istanbul apparently has a big issue w Read more...
Winter landscape
"Posted on December 5, 2014 by Guest Contributor
Our energy consumption has a tremendous effect on the environment. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports that about 39% of the energy consumed in this country is used to generate electricit Read more...