The Hampton Clean City Commission works to improve and enhance the physical environment of Hampton through beautification, solid waste management education, coastal awareness activities, and litter abatement programs; educates citizens; and encourages their participation. As an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Inc., we share the philosophy that each of us has a responsibility for enhancing our community environment.
Clean City hosted its 44th Anniversary Volunteer Recognition Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022.
Clean City Awards honors Hampton residents for their role/involvement in:
Beautification/urban forestry/gardening efforts
Litter & cigarette litter prevention/reduction
Water quality/stormwater improvement
Outstanding support for HCCC activities
From these nominations, the four Excellence Award winners are selected:
Bert Carr Excellence Award for Beautification/Litter Prevention
Mary Jo Hogge Excellence Award for Water Quality/Stormwater Improvement
Rolland Schattschneider Excellence Award for Cigarette Litter Prevention/Reduction
Harriet N. Storm Excellence Award for Environmental Education
The Innovative Teacher and Innovative School Award honor Hampton Educators and Schools who have gone above and beyond in providing environmental education initiatives and programs to students. The Innovative Teacher Award is also selected from Clean City nominees.
Project areas are:
Adopt-A-Spot Awards are also given to sponsors for the following categories for the period of Oct. 1 through Sept. 30:
Golden Litterstick, 20+ cleanups
Extra Mile, 10-19 cleanups
Honorable Mention, 5-9 cleanups
Sponsors must submit online statistical report forms to be considered for an award category.
Learn more and join us in keeping Hampton clean and green!