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Posted on: May 9, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Things to Do & Know!

Buckroe Beach Farmers Market, May 11, 9am – 1pm, Buckroe Beach Park. Come visit our table and pick up a reusable litter bag or other goody! Vendors will be located on the grassy area surrounding the Buckroe Beach gazebo and will sell local produce, baked goods, sausage, seafood, jarred food items and more. The gazebo is located on First Street near East Pembroke Avenue. For information about the market’s organizer, visit Info at

Full Commission Meeting, May 14, 3:30pm – 5pm, HCCC Office, 1296 Thomas Street. Regular meeting of HCCC, all are welcome. Contact Debbie at for more information.

Community Cleanup at E Street, May 17, 3pm – 4:30pm. Register at

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 2 – 3 volunteers for each Sunday evening throughout the summer. Contact Debbie at for more information. Sign up for all the evenings or just one or two!

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

YARDS Contest Nominations: Do you know of a beautiful yard you think should be Yard of the Month? Nominate your favorite yards at YARDS yards are beautiful, good for the environment, and good for their neighborhood. For more information, For more information and for online resources, go to

Cigarette filters are the No.1 plastic pollutant ... and don't prevent cancer, by Sarah Lazarus, CNN: “About 6 trillion cigarettes are manufactured a year and over 90% of them contain plastic filters. That's more than one million tonnes of plastic.

Tossing a cigarette butt on the ground is one of the most accepted forms of littering, according to the World Health Organization. About two-thirds of butts are dumped irresponsibly -- stubbed out on pavements or dropped into gutters, from where they are carried via storm drains to streams, rivers and oceans.” CNN,

Recycle Right!: Want to know more about recycling? Visit AskHRGreen’s page about recycling at

ICYMI - Pollinator Friendly Garden Poster: Click on the link for the pdf:

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