September 1, 2023

Zero Waste Awareness Week Begins

​On Aug. 8, 2023, the Virginia Beach City Council signed a resolution that recognizes the first full week of September as Zero Waste Awareness Week on the recommendation of the Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission (VBCCC).

Zero Waste Awareness Week will kick off on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., with the VBCCC giving away free reusable bags outside the Goodwill store located at 1949 Lynnhaven Parkway. Zero Waste Awareness Week concludes on Saturday, Sept. 9, with Lynnhaven River NOW's International Coastal Cleanup event.

The VB Clean Community Commission wants to remind citizens to minimize their household waste by reducing, reusing, recycling correctly, and re-purposing. Residents are encouraged to learn more about ways they can minimize their waste by visiting

About the VB Clean Community Commission
The Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission is a City Council-appointed group formed to promote litter prevention, recycling, beautification, and general environmental awareness through educational projects designed to reach all segments of the community. For more information on the VBCCC, visit

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