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The winners have been chosen. Their pictures are posted under the "Photos" tab above. They will record their winning messages and they will be aired on WESR. Many thanks to the schools for cooperating and for WESR for airing these anti-litter messages.
Waste Watchers has adopted Airport Road through the Adopt-A-Highway program.
See the Adopt-A-Highway Tab at the top of this page
Goodshop is just one way to help us raise money. Use Goodsearch as your search engine. Goodsearch donates a penny to Waste Watchers every time you make a search. If just five people made three searches a day using goodsearch and designating WW as their charity, we'd get $54.75 and it won't cost you a penny. Recruit a few friends and see how easy it is to donate.
Another new service is electronic recycling [anything with a cord] for Accomack County. The Goodwill Electronic Recycling trailer arrived at the Parksley Convenience Center on January 8, 2015. It will be parked just to the right of the ramp in a high visibility location. Gregg Duncan, Public Works official on site said it would be about two weeks before the stairs are built and installed to access the trailer.
Waste Watchers is an independent, non-profit (donations are tax-deductible) volunteer community group that promotes the responsible disposal of waste on the Eastern Shore. Check out our Facebook page as well, link
Waste Watchers is active all over the Shore. Wherever someone picks up a piece of litter, Waste Watchers is there. Any time a family or an office decides they can start recycling or a teacher decides to teach about where garbage goes, Waste Watchers is there. Whenever an individual, a group of friends, a church, a club or a business decides to actively do something about our roadside litter by adopting a highway and cleaning it four times a year, Waste Watchers is there to help.
Garbage that isn't disposed of responsibly hurts everyone. It's dangerous, costly, and ugly. It's also killing off the very animals and ecosystems we love so much.
Waste Watchers has a team of volunteers (Trash Talkers) who will come to your school, business, office, or home to educate you about reducing consumption, reusing what you can, and recycling. We facilitate litter pick-up events. We also sponsor an essay contest in the schools, See "Photos" tab above for 2012 winners. To sign up to volunteer in our projects, use this email
Waste Watchers meetings are every second Wednesday of the month except for August and December. We meet at the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce in Melfa from 10am to noon. Everyone is welcome.