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Help clean up RVA in honor of Earth Day, on April 22, 23

Posted at 7:41 PM, Apr 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-18 19:41:42-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Earth Day is coming and Keep Virginia Beautiful and the City of Richmond are partnering to clean up the city and region — but they need volunteers.

On April 22 and 23, volunteers will meet at designated areas to pick up litter and perform other improvement tasks.

In addition to the scheduled cleanup activities, residents are encouraged to set-up self-directed cleanups in their own neighborhoods and workplaces.

Scheduled cleanups include:

Friday, April 22 (1 to 3:30 p.m.)
Belle Isle / River Bank
City Hall / Downtown – Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

Saturday, April 23 (9 a.m. to noon)
Great Shiplock Park / Rockett’s Landing
Blackwell / Maury Street
VCU / Monroe Park

Volunteers can register by going to,

Other inquiries can be directed to the Clean City Commission at (804) 646-8325 or to Keep Virginia Beautiful at (804) 665-2908. Financial donations for additional grabbers, gloves, materials, as well as general support to Keep Virginia Beautiful are welcomed at