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Mar 1, 2020

The Great American Cleanup

Great American Cleanup events planned for March 27-28 have been postponed due to health and safety fears surrounding the spread of coronavirus. As soon as we have more information on when the events will be rescheduled, we will post it here.

The Great American Cleanup is an opportunity to transform your neighborhood and community into beautiful, healthy spaces. Beautiful places are environmentally healthy, socially connected and economically sound. They’re better places to raise families, start a business or go to school.

What: National Kickoff to the Great American Cleanup is a two-day effort to remove litter and improve community appearance across all 17 cities and counties in Hampton Roads. Community beautification projects include:

  • Removing litter from roadsides, neighborhoods, beaches, waterways, and parks for cleaner communities
  • Planting trees, flowers and community gardens to strengthen green infrastructure
  • Restoring nature trails, parks and playgrounds to encourage outdoor activity
  • Recycling old or unwanted items junking up your home or yard
  • Restoring business districts and thoroughfares to encourage economic development

When: Cleanup events planned for March 27-28 have been postponed due to health and safety fears surrounding the spread of coronavirus. As soon as we have more information on when the events will be rescheduled, we will post it here. There will be pre-planned events that you can join or you can lead cleanup efforts in a spot you nominate from your community with the support of your local Clean Community Coordinator. Cleanup events on Friday will primarily focus on local business and military volunteers.

Who: Everyone has a role to play in keeping Hampton Roads beautiful. From individuals to families, school groups to civic organizations, small businesses to large corporations. YOU can make a difference for your community.

How: Simply complete the form below to become a volunteer or sponsor.

  • Volunteers will be connected with a Team Up 2 Clean Up project in a city or county of their choosing or invited to start their own community project with assistance from the local Clean Community Coordinator.
  • Sponsorships are available at differing dollar amounts to help support clean communities in Hampton Roads and across the state. Proceeds will benefit Keep Virginia Beautiful and litter prevention efforts in Hampton Roads. Questions about sponsorship? Send questions to Mike Baum, Executive Director of Keep Virginia Beautiful, at mbaum@keepvirginiabeautiful.org.

Registration for the Great American Cleanup will reopen as soon as we have rescheduled event dates.

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