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Recycling in Prince William County

What exactly is recycling and why are some items recyclable and others not? Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning them into new products. Items like paper, cardboard, most plastics,...

A new way to track litter

          We've recently collaborated with the National Geographic Litter Tracker App to help keep track of our littered areas here in Prince William County.  The Marine Debris Tracker is for all types of litter, from what you find at the edge...

Guest Post: Fostering Relationships Through Activity

Today's guest post comes from Jenna King with LawnStarter.  Enjoy! Relationships and physical activity are crucial parts of our health and wellbeing. Put the two together, and you’ve got an effective way to strengthen connections with others. Here are some activities...

The toxic chemicals in our homes, and what to do about them

Our guest blog post today comes from John over at Air Control Guy.  Here is a list of some common chemicals found in our homes.  You can read more about these chemicals and what do about them by hopping over to his website, link listed below. What Toxic Chemicals Are...

Create Using Recycled Materials

This guest blog post, shared with us by Harper Stanbridge and Natalia Kolkowska from Blue Starling Media, is chock-full of fun ideas for parents to make at home with their kids.  The goal is to be as creatively upcycled as you can.  Share your creations with us by...

A Guest Article on Welcoming Spring

When Emma Croft from Get Gardening submitted a request to post an article with spring gardening tips on our blog, we couldn't say no! We are happy to share this post full of sunny cheer and heralds of spring: How to Prep Your Lawn and Garden for the Spring Season...

Caring For the Environment in Times of Crisis

A few thoughts from KPWB's Executive Director: The COVID-19 situation is evolving daily, and with such quick evolution comes great uncertainty.  While the uncertainty is understandable and we applaud all individuals who are upholding the self-quarantine and minimizing...

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