The Campbell County Litter and Environmental Commission performs volunteer services for Campbell County. This Commission participates in litter control and recycling education, VDOT's Adopt-A-Highway Program, Christmas Tree recycling, the County Fair, Earth Day, and other festivities in the County.
To promote Campbell County as a good place to live and work that is environmentally safe, economically strong and educationally wise through litter prevention and recycling measures. The result will attract businesses/industries, improve our economic welfare, increase citizen pride, and encourage citizen responsibility.
Goals & Objectives
To increase citizen awareness of the organization's activities and efforts by utilizing free publicity and newsletters
To develop innovative means to enhance recycling efforts both in the private and public sectors in order to conserve our landfill space and cut down on waste
To educate our citizenry by providing presentations to educational facilities, civic and non-profit organizations and businesses on the importance of recycling and the recycling process
To divert more material from the solid waste stream and increase the rate of recycling by practicing the 3 R's to reduce, reuse and recycle
To beautify our County by initiating cleanups of illegal dump sites, which are eyesores and impose a health hazard to our citizenry
To stay abreast of new and innovative ideas on recycling and litter prevention by seeking learning opportunities, and establishing a website
To motivate our citizenry to take responsibility not only in their communities, but their County as a whole by fostering anti-littering programs, supporting Virginia Department of Transportation's Adopt-A-Highway program, and encouraging membership in the Campbell County Litter & Environmental Commission
To encourage community service time for persons convicted of violations of littering laws by contacting local judges and legislators
To dedicate March and April for educational programs in our school system