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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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toilet bowl
"Posted on March 5, 2015 by Sarah Crawford
For the past 3 years I’ve looked at sewage flow during the Super Bowl, and it turns out the region is fairly regular (pun intended)  when it comes to wastewater flow during this unofficial America Read more...
Electronics Recycling
"Posted on March 3, 2015 by elizabethvaughn
It’s time for another Chesapeake Recycles Day!  On Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to noon, we’ll be in the Deep Creek section of Chesapeake, at 3316 South Military Highway (that's just east of th Read more...
bag before
"Posted on February 27, 2015 by Sarah Crawford
But back to the reusable bags.  If you find yourself with more reusable bags than you are actually using, or if you have a damaged bag – don’t throw them away!  A typical non-woven polypropylen Read more...
LED
"Posted on February 20, 2015 by Guest Contributor
As an interior designer, I see firsthand something that most people never think much about: Americans use a lot of light bulbs. In fact, the average American household has 45 of them! Though technolog Read more...
battery
"Posted on February 18, 2015 by elizabethvaughn
Happy National Battery Day! (Yes this is a real thing.) The purpose of the day is actually to celebrate how valuable batteries are to our everyday life.  And once you stop to think about it, they rea Read more...

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