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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


Leaf Cleanup
"Posted on October 24, 2014 by John Deuel
I often wonder about the “tipping point” when people realize they have too much litter around their community to be acceptable or tolerated any further.  Most of us reach that threshold of tolera Read more...
"Posted on October 20, 2014 by Guest Contributor
Although the changing technology of today has made our lives easy and comfortable, the same has led to a negative impact on the environment. However, we can help change this negative impact to a posit Read more...
"Posted on October 17, 2014 by Guest Contributor
When you walk through the produce section of a grocery store, it's always the same view once you get to the apples. Large, glistening orbs of pristine red, yellow and green apples are neatly piled on Read more...
"Posted on October 16, 2014 by Production
This past Monday, and Keep Virginia Beautiful hosted the inaugural Keep Hampton Roads Beautiful Golf Tournament at Greenbrier Country Club in Chesapeake. As the local go-to resource fo Read more...
Testing soil is easy
"Posted on October 15, 2014 by Erica Roberts
Want to know a dirty little secret? I love composting more than I love gardening. Sounds crazy, right? Let me explain... 1. Composting is EffortlessGardens are work. There are weeds to be removed, mul Read more...