Keep Virginia Beautiful focuses on 5 Impact Areas for environmental outreach in the state of VA.
- Reducing cigarette litter
- Reducing plastic bag litter
- Improving litter law enforcement
- Eliminating dumping illegally
- Reducing roadside litter through responsible covering of vehicle loads.
- Establishing stronger, consensus based goals for recycling in Virginia
- Building stronger markets for recycled materials in Virginia
- Expanding and improving recycling in school.
- Establishing more “on the go” recycling options at special events and public venues
- Establishing more convenient and responsible recycling and disposal options for electronics and household hazardous waste
- Improving options for recycling organic waste such as yard trimmings and food scraps
- Promoting the reduction of construction and demolition waste
- Registering Virginia’s scenic viewsheds
- Promoting more walkable and bicycle friendly options in communities
- Promoting tree planting, roadside wildflower and scenic byway programs
- Supporting sustainable classrooms and “No Child Left Inside” initiatives
- Facilitating funding toward expanded and enhanced outreach to diverse groups
- Promoting awareness of energy efficiency