Volunteer Opportunities

Great American Cleanup 

The Great American Cleanup is a three-month outreach program aiming to raise awareness on environmental issues across the country through community service events. During this period, Keep Norfolk Beautiful, along with all Keep America Beautiful affiliates, will host events designed to create LITTER FREE cities, towns, neighborhoods, and streets! 

To register for a Great American Cleanup event: GAC Volunteer Registration

On Going Volunteer Opportunities

Adopt-A-Spot & Community Cleanups  

To register or learn more: Adopt-A-Spot

To register or learn more: Community Cleanups

Have a question? Email KNB

Special Event Recycling Program

Learn more about how you can bring recycling to your next event!

Annual Volunteer Opportunities

Great American Cleanup 2021

March 1st through May 31st, Keep Norfolk Beautiful will partner with local organizations and City partners for three months of cleanup and beautification events. 

Have a question or want to receive our newsletter? Email the event coordinator

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event - April 17th, 2021

Keep Norfolk Beautiful will host the annual drive through, drop-off, special collection event for Norfolk residents. Bring documents for on-site shredding, household hazardous waste, and plastic grocery bags and packaging wrap for free, and safe, disposal. 

Find out more about Household Hazardous Waste (PDF)
Find out more about E-Cycling (PDF)
Have a question? Email the event coordinator

Clean The Bay Day - June 5th, 2021

In partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Keep Norfolk Beautiful and volunteer leaders host cleanups throughout the city on the first Saturday in June. The goal: Clean the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. We look forward to seeing you this year!

Have a question? Email the event coordinator

The International Coastal Cleanup - September 21, 2020 through October 16, 2020

Keep Norfolk Beautiful and volunteer site leaders host cleanups throughout the city during this two month event. But, this isn’t your average cleanup. Volunteers will use tracking sheets to record the types and amount of litter found. Volunteer leaders will be needed to host a cleanup at one of the 11 sites that are cleaned every year. 

Have a question? Email the event coordinator

Jam’n Jamz - January 30, 2021

Every January Friends of Norfolk’s Environment distributes free fruit and nut trees and shrubs to Norfolk residents. 

Jam'n'Jamz 2021 Flyer

Have a question? Email the event coordinator