Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program
Help Replenish the Chesapeake Bay
Restoring the oyster population provides multiple environmental benefits. Did you know that oysters filter more than 50 gallons of water per day, processing plankton and sediment that in excess cloud waterways? The Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program
is a public-private and nonprofit collaborative program that takes shells destined for the trash and returns them to the bay. Click here
to see all the different ways you can help with oyster reef restoration.
Visit our website to see all the ways that you can recycle with CVWMA.