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Your Community

On your block and in your city.

Look here for “good to know” ways to improve the appearance of your block, neighborhood and city—while contributing to the health of your Hampton Roads environment.

Aging Water Infrastructure

Water Value
Our Aging Water Infrastructure Over 1.5 million people in Hampton Roads are served by public water systems every day. As a region [Read more]

Air Quality

Air Quality
Clean air is healthy air. The most widespread kinds of air pollution are ozone (smog) and particle pollution (soot), but breathin [Read more]

Autos: Fuel Efficiency

Autos Fuel Efficiency
Put the brakes on fuel inefficiency. Using fuel more efficiently reduces our dependence on oil, saves money and reduces climate c [Read more]

Car Wash

Car-Wash-1
Car washing woes. Did you know that washing your car can cause harm to our local waterways? When vehicles are washed on hard sur [Read more]

Cigarette Waste

Cigarette-Waste
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

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

Fundraiser Car Wash

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]

Golf Tournament

Inaugural Keep Hampton Roads Beautiful Golf Tournamentpresented by askHRgreen.org and Keep Virginia Beautiful Monday, October 1 [Read more]

Graffiti

Graffiti
Graffiti hurts us all! Graffiti sends a message to citizens and visitors that people don't care about their neighborhood. Graff [Read more]

Living Shorelines

Living Shorelines
Give your shoreline new life! Many shorelines, especially those on residential properties, have their native plants, grasses and [Read more]

Pet Waste Station Grant

pet waste station
Don't let your neighborhood go to the dogs. For a limited time, askHRgreen.org is offering free pet waste stations through a new g [Read more]

Public Water Systems

Our Water Systems
In Hampton Roads, three very important water systems make up our regional infrastructure. Each system has a separate and specific [Read more]

Scoop the Poop

Scoop Dog Poop
Doody call! Walking Fido is a great way to get out of the house and get moving. But be prepared to "Scoop the Poop" when nature c [Read more]

Scoop the Poop Pledge

Why Scoop the Poop? Poop pollutes! Pet waste is high in bacteria and nitrogen. When it rains, pet waste is washed into storm dr [Read more]

Storm Drain Medallion Program

Storm-Drain-Medallion-Program
Only rain down the storm drain! There are thousands of storm drains across Hampton Roads that all lead to our waterways, and we n [Read more]

Stormwater Runoff

Storm-Water-Runoff
Stormwater runoff puts pollution on the fast-track. The flow of rain or melted snow over parking lots, sidewalks, streets and oth [Read more]

TapIt

TapIt
Free water bottle refills on the go It’s one thing to fill up your water bottle at home in your kitchen sink or at the office, [Read more]

The Great American Cleanup

The Great American Cleanup 2013
The Great American CleanupTM is here! The Great American CleanupTM is the largest grassroots community involvement program in [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]

Watershed Restoration Groups

Watershed Restoration Groups
Get involved and get the health of our waterways back on track! [Read more]

What Not To Flush

askHRgreen What not to Flush
Don’t use the toilet as a trash can! Your toilet is not a trash can. And if you use it as one, please reconsider! The sanit [Read more]