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Your go-to resource for everything green in Hampton Roads! 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 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 August 18, 2016 by Guest Contributor
If you have shopped for light bulbs lately, you probably noticed that there are a lot more choices than there used to be. That's because the old incandescent bulb that has been around for 135 years is Read more...
"Posted on August 16, 2016 by Guest Contributor
Conservation is going to be an important aspect of the future, and it is vital now if we hope to reach that future. Recycling your home trash is one way to go about helping the environment, but what c Read more...
Tire Recycling
"Posted on August 11, 2016 by Rebekah Eastep
By now you've probably heard all about the Zika virus. Zika was first launched into the headlines when it was linked with birth defects in newborns. There has been additional scrutiny on the mosquito- Read more...
"Posted on August 10, 2016 by Guest Contributor
Each year the HRSD Sustainability Advocacy Group reports recycling data to HRPDC which is then compiled into a large report on the “State of Recycling” in the region. The table below shows the am Read more...
"Posted on August 4, 2016 by Guest Contributor
Video Provides Fresh Look at Waste Management Services What happens to trash, recycling and yard debris after residents place it at the curb? Virginia Beach Public Work’s Waste Management division, Read more...