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Clean City

Posted on: May 22, 2019

Things to Do & Know!

Groovin’ by the Bay Litter- Free Event Cleanups, May 26 – September 1, Sundays, 5pm – 8pm, Buckroe Beach Park, 100 S 1st St, Hampton. Need volunteers, one site coordinator and 3 - 4 volunteers for each Sunday evening throughout the summer. Contact Cynthia at cfharris@hampton.gov for more information. Sign up for all the evenings or just one or two!


WeLoveU Foundation North Phoebus Community Cleanup, May 26, 11am – 1pm, starting at North Phoebus Community Center, 249 W Chamberlin Ave. Contact Cynthia at cfharris@hampton.gov for more information.


Clean the Bay Day, various locations, June 1, 9am – 12pm. Need site captains and volunteers. Contact Cris at causink@hampton.gov or 727-1158 for more information.


Litter & Recycling Awareness Committee Meeting, Mama Rosa’s Restaurant, June 6, 11:30am. For more information: cfharris@hampton.gov or 727-1130.


YARDS Contest Nominations: Do you know of a beautiful yard you think should be Yard of the Month? Nominate your favorite yards at http://bit.ly/YARDSNomination. YARDS yards are beautiful, good for the environment, and good for their neighborhood. For more information, hccc@hampton.gov. For more information and for online resources, go to https://hampton.gov/929/YARDS. Next YARDS Judging day is June 10, so get those nominations in today!


Recycle Right!: Here’s your checklist –

  • paper (sheets, publications, mail, boxes)
  • metal cans
  • glass bottles and jars
  • plastic bottles and jugs

 

World Environment Day, June 5, the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. Since it began in 1974, the event has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. The theme for 2019 is air pollution.


Community Cleanup, Wingfield Drive, June 21, 9am. Sign up at hccc@hampton.gov (will receive a reminder the week of June 17).


Clean City Commission Meeting, June 11, HCCC Office, 1296 Thomas Street, 3:30pm. For more info contact cfharris@hampton.gov or call 727-1130.


Check Out & Clean Up! Did you know you could check out cleanup equipment from our libraries? You can clean up your street, your neighborhood, or a nearby park! Yes, you CAN! Try it out!


Bee Fest! June 15, Buckroe Beach Farmers Market, 9am – 1pm. Learn about our native bees and other pollinators. Wear a costume to the Clean City Commission table and get a prize! For more information, cfharris@hampton.gov or 727-1130

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