Greener World
An anonymous contributor to Sustainable Blacksburg allowed  SB to buy and label eleven (11) recycling containers for use at the Blacksburg High School’s Bill Brown Stadium; that’s one to be placed alongside each trash container at the stadium.  This project was completed during the Fall of 2014. The photo shows how the containers appear.  The green door in the […]

SB Gifts 11 Recycling Bins To Blacksburg High School Stadium


Save food and money and avoid waste in packaging, too.
Many thanks to Javad Torabinejad for sharing this. PHILADELPHIA (November 10, 2014) — Before going to the supermarket to buy the turkey, assorted vegetables, fruit and cheese for Thanksgiving, many people will have to clear out refrigerator space to hold everything. That means throwing away a lot of uneaten food such […]

Reducing Food Waste and Saving Money at Thanksgiving




Just inside the Y-Center door (closest to the Thrift Shop), on your right, you will see a tall book shelf, and on that book shelf there is at least one black-plastic box with a sign saying “USED HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES ONLY”.  Please read the sign then deposit your used batteries in either one of […]

HOW TO RECYCLE USED HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES AT THE BLACKSBURG ...


Please Add To Your Calendar the Date That TOB Will Begin Fall Pickup of Brush & Extra Trash  In Your Quadrant Schedule:    NE Quadrant (having weekly trash pickup on Thursday) 22 September                         SE Quadrant  (having weekly trash pickup on Monday) 29 September   NW Quadrant  (having weekly trash pickup on Tuesday) 06 October […]

HOMEOWNERS – FALL CLEANUP SCHEDULE & MyWaste APP


Water Testing 2014 JPEG
Virginia Cooperative Extension at VT is Offering Water Testing for Montgomery & Giles County Residents Next Week Below is a note from Erin Ling, Senior Extension Associate with the Virginia Household Water Quality Program at VT. “Please spread the word that we are offering well and spring water testing in Montgomery […]

WELL-WATER & SPRING-WATER TESTING, 16-20 JUNE 2014