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Waste Reduction

Waste Education Materials
From the Environmental Protection Agency.

Cigarette Litter Pilot Programs in Your Community
Keep America Beautiful has developed an educational cigarette litter prevention program with proven solutions for reducing cigarette litter in your community. Stakeholders’ in communities across Virginia are encouraged to organize and implement proven strategies to reduce cigarette litter. In 2006, over 50 communities in 22 states implemented a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program, averaging a 48% reduction in cigarette butt litter. Get results in your community. Start now.

Auntie Litter
A national non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing environmental education to the general public, particularly children.

Family Conservation Resource: Get a Green Clean!
Make these easy-to-make and economical green cleaners! is a resource for any light bulb ("lamp") user seeking details on recycling spent mercury-containing lamps..

Environmental Virtual Campus
Explore waste and recycling issues related to higher education on a virtual college campus.

Litter Prevention Resources from Clean Virginia Waterways

Textile recycling
Green Earth Recycling of Virginia (Clothing and Shoe Collection Bins)

The Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) is a public service authority that implements solid waste management and recycling programs for thirteen local governments

Virginia Recycling Association
The Virginia Recycling Association is a non-stock, non-profit Virginia corporation composed of individuals and organizations of diverse interests. The membership is committed to the common goal of promoting recycling as an integral part of resource conservation and solid waste management.

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Litter and Recycling Web Pages