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A lean, green work place.

Whether you work in the cleaning industry, for a food service establishment, in construction or at the office around the corner, you’ll find a number of ways to run a greener work place by checking the wealth of facts and info here.


Boost your battery sense! Many of our favorite gadgets rely on battery power, and many of the batteries we use are rechargeable ( [Read more]

Cigarette Litter

No butts about it! Cigarette butts are the most littered item in America! Cigarette butts on the ground instantly turn a beautif [Read more]

Cleaning Industry

Keep it clean at the office! Carpet, drape and upholstery cleaning activities generate a variety of pollutants that are dispose [Read more]

Food Service Establishments

Give grease the slip in the sink! Build-up of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) in pipes can cause serious problems in the sanitary se [Read more]

Fundraiser Car Wash

Car Washing is not a team sport. For many clubs and teams, car washing is a fundraising ritual. However, most people don’t re [Read more]

General Construction

Can hard hats prevent pollution? Construction sites are common sources of runoff pollution. Sediment, materials and waste can ea [Read more]

Grease Control Devices

Grease (control) is the word! Grease haulers are in business to pump out the contents of grease control devices at food service [Read more]

Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste
Is your home a hazardous waste site? Whether it's a house or an apartment, maintaining a home requires lots of work: painting, cl [Read more]

Lawn Care Provider Questions

Eight questions to ask your lawn care provider to ensure their practices benefit your lawn and our local waterways. [Read more]

Plastic Bag Recycling

Give plastic bags and film a second chance! HR Green is excited to announce A Bag’s Life campaign and partnership with Keep V [Read more]

Rain Barrels

Rain barrels save water and money! A downspout that leads from the roof of a house to a hard surface like a driveway or sidewalk [Read more]

Reducing Paper Use

Reducing Paper Use
Prevent paper waste. According to the EPA, paper and paper board are the second most commonly recycled item – good job everyo [Read more]

Tap vs. Bottled Water

Bottled water can drain your bank account... We don’t often stop to consider the value of tap water, but it plays an importan [Read more]

Telephone Books & Junk Mail

Mailbox manners and phone book etiquette! According to Tree Hugger, "an estimated 650,000 tons of phone books are distributed t [Read more]


Landfills are not laundry baskets... When clothing is thrown away, it piles up in landfills, takes up valuable space and takes a [Read more]

Total Maximum Daily Load

Total Maximum Daily Load
The Chesapeake Bay Diet. You may be aware of cleanup efforts and pollution diets for the Chesapeake Bay. Total Maximum Daily Loa [Read more]