The Clean Valley Council provides educational programming and citizen participation activities advocating litter prevention, recycling, waste stream reduction, stormwater pollution prevention and sustainable use and protection of our natural resources. CVC provides leadership, education and programming for the Roanoke Valley including the Cities of Roanoke and Salem, the Counties of Botetourt and Roanoke and the Town of Vinton.
Commonwealth of Virginia Constitution ~ Article XI
Conservation is a Virginia Value...And a Constitutional Right. To the end that the people have clean air, pure water, and the use and enjoyment for recreation of adequate public lands, waters and other natural resources, it shall be the policy of the Commonwealth to conserve, develop and utilize its natural resources, its public lands and its historical sites and buildings.
Further, it shall be the Commonwealth's policy to protect its atmosphere, lands and waters from pollution, impairment or destruction for the benefit, enjoyment and general welfare of the people of the Commonwealth.