Keep America Beautiful has determined that people litter because:

  • They feel no sense of ownership, even though areas such as parks and beaches are public property
  • They believe someone else will pick up after them
  • Litter already has accumulated

Visit the the Keep America Beautiful website


Learn more about the Keep Henrico Beautiful volunteer litter pick-up program.


Learn more about the Virginia Department of Transportations Adopt-a-Highway program.


Never throw anything from a vehicle

Use a car litterbag

Always cover and secure loads

Cover trashcans

Keep dumpster areas clean and protected from illegal use

Keep loading docks clean

If you would like a free car litterbag contact the Keep Henrico Beautiful office by email at or call 501-4502. Please include your mailing address in any messages.