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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.org2 days ago

Here’s an astounding fact. It’s estimated that more than 4.5 TRILLION cigarette butts are flicked to the ground. EVERY YEAR.

Let’s see… Why is this alarming?
🚬They’re (butt) ugly.
🚬They’re toxic.
🚬They contaminate our land and waterways.
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askhrgreen.org4 days ago

Don’t put your kitchen scraps down the drain or the disposal. Many of them can go into making compost. Wonderful, beautiful, amazing compost. Things that can be composted include vegetable peelings,🥦 fruit waste, 🍎teabags and coffee grounds. ☕️Other additions to your compost pile are plant...

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askhrgreen.org4 days ago

Another lucky name will be drawn tomorrow for the rain barrel giveaway! Will it be you? Only if you've signed up for the askHRgreen enewsletter using this entry form so get your name on the list now! https://forms.gle/QTxruScsz7CMafUz7

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askhrgreen.org5 days ago

Cigarette butts are the most littered item in the world. 🚬 Let us repeat that. They are the most littered item in. The. World. Plus, those littered butts contribute to billions of pounds of toxic trash 🥽every year, leaching harmful chemicals into the environment that...

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askhrgreen.org5 days ago

Registration for the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Level 1 Summer Session is now open. Not only is there a $50 early bird discount through April 30, but additional scholarships are available through Wetlands Watch for landscaping professionals in the Hampton Roads region. Share with your...

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askhrgreen.org7 days ago

Congrats to our first rain barrel winner, Dena Spencer of Norfolk!

We still have 3 more rain barrels to give away in April so be sure to get your name in the drawing by using this link to sign up for the...