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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; and the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD). Find out more about


"Posted on July 28, 2014 by Rebekah Eastep
To recycle well you must place only clean, accepted items into the recycling bin. Sorting out unaccepted items is a huge headache for your MRF (materials recovery facility). Not to mention the expens Read more...
"Posted on July 22, 2014 by elizabethvaughn
That paper, plastic or Styrofoam plate you eat your burger off of at the neighbor’s barbeque is only used for a good 5 minutes before you scarf down the grub and chuck the plate in the garbage!  Wh Read more...
"Posted on July 17, 2014 by Rebekah Eastep
Attention all Hampton Roads golfers: we’ve got an early bird special you don’t want to miss! Register yourself or a group of four to play in the inaugural Keep Hampton Roads Beautiful Golf Tournam Read more...
"Posted on July 16, 2014 by Sarah Crawford
But we are not the only ones who appreciate their effort…the students received a Green in Action Award from the Green Education Foundation for this project!  Learn more about how your actions impa Read more...
"Posted on July 8, 2014 by Guest Contributor
Green may be the most dominant color in a typical yard, but most yards are far from being "green." Lush, beautiful lawns are water-thirsty scourges. Beautiful rose bushes may require pesticides that g Read more...