Growth Through Energy & Community Health (GTECH) Strategies is a nonprofit social enterprise investing in community revitalization through green economic development initiatives.
They partner with community organizations, service providers, and public agencies to develop and implement community-based projects that include vacant land management, green infrastructure, weatherization and retrofitting, deconstruction, residual waste reuse, and biofuel production.
214 North Lexington Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15208
Responding to an alarming trend of the loss of trees in Pennsylvania’s metropolitan areas, TreeVitalize is a public-private partnership to help restore tree cover, educate citizens about planting trees as an act of caring for our environment, and build capacity among local governments to understand, protect and restore their urban trees.
Grow Pittsburgh’s mission is to to demonstrate, teach and promote responsible urban food production. They accomplish this in four ways: Growing food, training farmers, being involved in the community, and building green project capacity.
5429 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Allegheny CleanWays’ mission is to engage and empower residents to eliminate litter and illegal dumping in Allegheny County. Last year, they celebrated a decade of work in the county by removing 211 tons of debris from the City of Pittsburgh. Allegheny CleanWays also provides communities throughout the county with supplies (gloves, bags, safety vests, equipment, etc) and training to conduct large and small cleanups of their community.
Allegheny CleanWays of PA
33 Terminal Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy protects and restores exceptional places to provide our region with clean waters and healthy forests, wildlife and natural areas for the benefit of present and future generations. The Conservancy creates green spaces and gardens, contributing to the vitality of our cities and towns, and preserves Fallingwater, a symbol of people living in harmony with nature.
800 Waterfront Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15222