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IS YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS A BAY STAR?

We live in a beautiful region surrounded by water. It impacts everything from the food we eat to the fun we have as well as our economic livelihood. Our daily actions have a lasting impact and it's up to us to protect and restore our waterways. It takes a community of individuals making small changes to make a difference. Getting involved in the Bay Star programs is one way you can be part of the effort to protect our region's most defining natural resource, water.

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askhrgreen.org3 days ago

So you want to honor your Dad/Pop/Papa/Old Man for Father’s Day. Of course you do! But you also want to give him something “green” and environmentally friendly… Good on ya! Here are some ideas. Give him:
☕️A reusable stainless steel coffee mug
🎍Bamboo...

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askhrgreen.org5 days ago

Guess what? It’s time to walk the dog. Again! 🐕

And while that’s all well and good, please don’t forget to scoop the poop 💩. Not just once, but every time. And not just because it’s unsightly and the neighbors won’t appreciate...

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askhrgreen.org6 days ago

Ahhh, the benefits of going native. When you plant native plants, you help restore wildlife habitat for birds and butterflies. And because native plants are already adjusted to our climate, when you plant them in the proper spot, they will have everything they need. In...

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askhrgreen.org1 week ago

An important reminder from TFC Recycling! No batteries in the recycling bin, please!

#StartSmart #RecycleRight

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askhrgreen.org1 week ago

All week we’ve been talking about the importance of the Chesapeake Bay. It drives the economy of the 757 and contributes greatly to our quality of life here in Hampton Roads. Let’s all do our part to keep it clean. We challenge all of our...

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askhrgreen.org1 week ago

It’s National Weed Your Garden Day, and while we want to encourage you to keep your garden nice and healthy, we also want to remind you that having some weeds is A-OK. 🌱

Here’s a great reason to leave some weeds alone:...