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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.

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Hampton Roads Christmas Tree Recycling
"Posted on December 9, 2016 by Rebekah Eastep
A naturally grown wreath or Christmas tree is the perfect backdrop for the holiday season. Sadly, your fresh pine decor doesn't stay fresh forever. When the needles start browning and dropping,  give Read more...
fireplace
"Posted on December 5, 2016 by Guest Contributor
If you have tried to supplement your home's heating system by building a roaring fire in an open masonry fireplace, you might have been doing more harm than good. About 70 to 90 percent of heat energy Read more...
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"Posted on November 30, 2016 by Guest Contributor
For many Americans reducing, reusing, and recycling is as far from their thoughts as starting a holiday diet. With very little effort and a few tips you can trim down your holiday waste. Reusable Bags Read more...
Wayne Jones
"Posted on November 29, 2016 by Guest Contributor
The City of Suffolk, for the first time, took part in the International Coastal Cleanup organized by Ocean Conservancy.  In Virginia this initiative is coordinated locally through Clean Virginia Wate Read more...
Green Holiday Wrapping
"Posted on November 17, 2016 by Katie Cullipher
As hard as it is to believe, Thanksgiving is just one week away and that means we have a month to go until the “gift-givingist” time of the year. Don't worry, there’s plenty of time to get the r Read more...

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