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The Great American Cleanup

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The Great American Cleanup

Team Up To Clean Up: community picking up litter

Clean up your part of America during the Great American Cleanup!

Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest community improvement program, which takes place annually in an estimated 20,000 communities nationwide. Cleanup events will be taking place all across Hampton Roads in September, and we hope everyone—individuals, families, scho ...

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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.

What’s the good, green word?

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📚 Hey y’all, did you know that we offer a tremendous library of wonderful materials you can use to help you (and others) find your “inner green?” From tip sheets and posters to brochures, stickers and videos, it’s all available to download. 📚
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Whether you are adding a deck, installing a fence, or planting a garden, contact Virginia811 before you start and dig with CARE. Damaging underground power, water, gas, or communications lines can be dangerous and also a huge inconvenience. Building over them could lead to expensive...

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askhrgreen.org2 days ago

Have you seen the stinky, slimy algal bloom at the oceanfront? It’s a perfect example of why it’s important to send only rain down the storm drain. Not only is it unpleasant, algal blooms harm local marine habitat. 🐡🦀🐟

You can help...

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askhrgreen.org6 days ago

🚨 You are cordially invited to Team Up 2 Clean Up! 🚨

Get a group together and join us for Great American Cleanup events that are being held Friday, September 18th and/or Saturday, September 19th. Volunteer registration is NOW OPEN!
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askhrgreen.org6 days ago

Dishwashers and light bulbs and toilets, oh my! Virginia's Sales Tax Holiday starts now and runs through Sunday. You can upgrade your lighting, appliances, showerheads and more with energy-saving Energy Star appliances and water conserving WaterSense fixtures. What's on your must have list?
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askhrgreen.org7 days ago

⭐ Is your home a Bay Star Home? ⭐

It can be… 🏡 When you pledge to be a part of our Bay Star Homes program, you promise to practice environmentally-friendly ways that help protect and restore the waterways that surround us....