Volunteer with KNB

Volunteer With Us

And help keep Norfolk beautiful!
KNB has awesome volunteer opportunities for individuals, civic and faith-based organizations, small and large businesses and military groups alike! Volunteers are the key to reducing litter in the City of Norfolk, conserving our natural resources, and enhancing community pride. Opportunities are listed below.

Adopt-A-Spot (ongoing)

Details: There are many locations around Norfolk that need regular care. The Adopt-A-Spot program is a coordinated effort between Keep Norfolk Beautiful and our volunteers to reduce litter throughout the city. Each year, Adopt-A-Spot volunteers prevent thousands of pounds of litter from entering our waterways. Click on the Adopt-A-Spot link above for more information.

Email the coordinator for more information

Community Cleanups

Details: Get your group, pick a date, and Keep Norfolk Beautiful will help with the rest. Don't know where to clean? We can help you find a location. Community Cleanups can be scheduled anytime throughout the year and Keep Norfolk Beautiful will provide supplies and training. Follow the Community Cleanups link above to register your cleanup!

Email the coordinator for more information

Great American Cleanup (March to May)

Details: March through May is your chance to Team Up to Clean Up!

Use the Community Cleanup link to register your group or individual Great American Cleanup. Keep Norfolk Beautiful will assist in finding a location, providing trash bags and gloves, and waste pickup. Get out this spring and let us help you keep Norfolk beautiful!

OR organize your own cleanup in your Norfolk neighborhood to celebrate Keep Norfolk Beautiful Day!

Email the coordinator for more information!

Household Hazardous Waste Collection  (April 2020)

Details: Join the City of Norfolk for the Spring Clean Out to Clean Up! This event will be held April 2020. Free recycling drop off for the following items are available for Norfolk residents (* must show proof of residency)

  • Plastic bags and plastic film
  • Gently used household items and clothing
  • General recyclables
  • Documents for secure shredding
  • Household batteries and CFL bulbs *
  • Paints and pesticides *
  • Electronics *

Email the coordinator for more information!

Clean the Bay Day (June 1st)

Details: Each year, on the first Saturday of June, thousands of Virginians simultaneously descend on the rivers, streams, and beaches of the Chesapeake Bay watershed to remove harmful litter and debris. This is a great opportunity for families, military installations, businesses, clubs, civic or church groups to give back to local waterways.

When: June 1st, 2020
Email the coordinator for more information!

International Coastal Cleanup (September - October)

Details: Every year, September through October, you can join the international volunteer opportunity to collect, track, and remove litter from Norfolk's beaches and waterways.

Register HERE

For more information Email the coordinator

National Planting Day (September)

Email the coordinator for more information!

Clean Out to Cleanup - Household Hazardous Waste Collection (November 2nd, 2019)

Details: Join Keep Norfolk Beautiful and SPSA at Community Beach Park on November 2nd for the fall Clean Out event. This drive through, drop-off event will allow residents to properly dispose of Household Hazardous Waste such as old paint, motor oil, house hold cleaners, pesticides, and more. Learn more about what you can bring at SPSA  and HERE

Email the coordinator for more information!