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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Clean City Things to Know and Do! September 23

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INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUPS SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER

International Coastal Cleanups are ON this fall! In some ways it looks a lot like Walk Hampton Clean, and is focusing on dry land as well as water edges and boat cleanups. For more...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

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GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP, SEPTEMBER 18-19

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 economical...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Clean City Things to Know and Do! August 26

TRASH BAG HOLDER EXPERIMENT – HAVE ANY OLD TENNIS RACQUETS? 

Keep Norfolk Beautiful devised an interesting way to help hold trash bags during cleanups – by using unstrung tennis racquets with the bags clipped on with large pape...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

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COMMUNITY CLEANUPS

We made up ALL the cleanups we had to miss during the spring! Hurray!

Since June 26, we’ve held 9 cleanups, and 96 volunteers removed 126 bags of trash and an estimated 750 pounds of additional debris from our public areas. We h...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Household Chemical and Computer Collections in Hampton

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Household Chemicals Collection and Electronics Recycling

Household chemicals and electronic devises should not go into the regular garbage. They may contain chemicals and metals that shouldn’t go into the steam plant or landfill. So the City of H...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Recycle Your Plastic Bags and Other Film Plastics

Hampton Plastic Bags Recycling Sites 2020

Plastic bags and plastic wraps of different kinds ARE recyclable, but they’re not recyclable in your household recycling container. They have to be taken to drop-off sites, most of which are retail locations that you might already be visiting.

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Are You Looking for a Place to Recycle Plastic Bags and Wrap?

Hampton Plastic Bags Recycling Sites 2020

Film plastic, the kind of plastic that makes up bags, case wraps, and newspaper sleeves, among others, is highly recyclable and can be made in to many new products, including plastic lumber, fences, and new plastic bags. Please don’t let them go...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Yard of the Year!

Pollinator friendly yard of the year

Annually the Yards Are Really Distinctive (YARDS) Contest judges choose one outstanding sustainably beautiful landscape from the Yard of the Month winners selected from May through September. This year the honor goes to Paul and Melanie Stern, Eastlawn Av...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Hampton Clean City Commission Annual Volunteer Recognition

Hampton Clean City Commission Volunteer Recognition Dinner Speaker Jaylen Wilson

The Hampton Clean City Commission held its annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on October 24 at the First United Methodist Church Fox Hill on October 24. More than 50 individuals and groups were recognized for their contributions to a Clean & Green Ha...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Adopt-A-Spot Awards: Extra Mile Winners

Winners of the Extra Mile Award

At the Volunteer Recognition Dinner on October 24, the Hampton Clean City Commission recognized Adopt-A-Spot groups that fulfilled their commitment and more!

Extra Mile Award winners cleaned their adopted spot between 10 and 19 times. Spratley Gifted Cente...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Adopt-A-Spot Awards! The Golden Litter Stick Awards

Photos of Golden Litter Stick Award Winners who cleaned up 20 or more times throughout the year.

At the Volunteer Recognition Dinner on October 24, the Hampton Clean City Commission recognized Adopt-A-Spot groups that fulfilled their commitment and more!

Golden Litter Stick Award winners cleaned their adopted spots 20 or more times. In this photo are ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Five Hampton Schools Receive Kroger Zero Hunger Zero Waste Plastic Bag Recycling Awards

Four of the five schools that won the Kroger Plastic Bag Recycling Challenge are pictured

The Kroger Company and the Hampton Clean City Commission are very pleased to announce that five Hampton schools have received the first inaugural Zero Hunger Zero Waste Plastic Bag Recycling Awards, instituted for the first time in the 2018-2019 school ye...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 Green School Award Winners!

Representatives of schools that received Green School Awards or Honorable Mention Awards

Seven schools were selected as Hampton Green School Award winners for 2019. The awards are based on participation in the Hampton Clean City Commission’s School Pride In Action Committee, litter prevention efforts, recycling and waste reduction programs, b...

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