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    SEPTEMBER  

 
September 30
National Bike Challenge
League of American Bicyclists - Drawing to a Close ...

Bike for Recreation
Bike for Health 
Bike to Commute and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 

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    OCTOBER 

 

October 1 - October 31
National Energy Awareness Month 
 

US Department of Energy
World Wide Web Icon Visit the DOE website to learn more about our energy security and the road to a clean energy future.

National Energy Awareness Month Calendar
World Wide Web Icon Visit the National Energy Awareness Month Calendar to learn about clean energy events and activities.

Energy Star
World Wide Web Icon Visit the Energy Star website for how you can incorporate energy saving strategies at World Wide Web Icon home and at World Wide Web Icon work.

 

October 2
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
 

Environmental Center Construction Site
2005 Beechwood Boulevard, Pittsburgh

Tour the site with Marijke Hecht, Director of Education-Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
and learn about the Living Building Challenge certification process, site preparation,
building construction, landscaping and site detailing, rainwater capture, and irrigation techniques.

World Wide Web Icon Registration

 

October 4
9 am - 1 pm @ Mall at Robinson
 

Hard-to-Recycle and E-Waste Collection
(Recycling & Waste Collection Around the County)
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October 5
7 am Registration - 8:30 am Race Start @ South Side Three Rivers Heritage Trail
 

Breathe Project - Clean Air Dash
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World Wide Web Icon Registration 

 
October 7
8:30 am - 10:30 am

Green Building Alliance - Energy Efficiency Retrofits: Make Your Buidling Work for You
11 Stanwix Street, Main Lobby

Join experts to learn about the latest best practices, and implementation & payback options to save energy and money.

World Wide Web Icon Register with the GBA 

 
October 7
6 pm - 7 pm

URA Urban Matters Presents: Land Bank 412
Hill House, Kaufmann Center Auditorium
1825 Center Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15219

Twelve students document their six-week investigation into land banking and why it is necessary.  Attend the premier of this short documentary film to learn about the results.

 
October 7
7 pm - 9 pm

Premier of the World Wide Web Icon Sustainability Pioneers
Carnegie-Mellon University, Mellon Institute Auditorium
4400 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15213

As part of National Energy Awareness Month, view this SWPA-based documentary which focuses on the transition to a renewable energy future and a presentation by Dr. Patricia DeMarco entitled "Bridging to a Fossil Free Future".

 
October 8
8 am - Noon

The Green Infrastructure Network
Ensuring Water Quality in Your Watershed - Part 1

World Wide Web Icon Contact the Penn State Extension for information and registration.

 
October 8
3 pm - 6 pm

Green Building Alliance - The Means for Alternative Transportation
11 Stanwix Street, Main Lobby

Join a panel of experts, Lucinda G. Beattie, Dan Yablonsky, and David E. Wohlwill, as they present and discuss the benefits of Alternative Transportation.

World Wide Web Icon Register with the GBA 

 
October 8
7 pm - 9 pm

Panel discussion and screening of the World Wide Web Icon Sustainability Pioneers
Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Melwood Screening Room
477 Melwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Join Don Hopey, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Environmental Reporter, as he moderates the panel discussion entitled "How to Begin the Energy" with Panelists Grant Ervin, Sustainability Manager-City of PGH, Patricia DeMarco, energy consultant and Rachel Carson scholar, Hal Saville, Energy Independent Solutions, and Fred Kraybill, "solar citizen".

 
October 9
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Public Discussion on the topic:
What Does the Future Hold for Outdoor Recreation in PA?

Schenley Park Ice Rink
Overlook Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Join the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources for a public open house to learn more about PA's 5-year plan for outdoor recreation and how you can contribute to the development of the plan.

World Wide Web Icon RSVP and Register by October 2 by contacting the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy.

 
October 9
5 pm - 8 pm

Green Building Alliance - Inspire Speaker Series: Dr. Antwi Akom and Grant Ervin
Hill House, Kaufmann Center Auditorium
1825 Center Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

First in the INSPIRE SPEAKER SERIES - 3 Fall Lectures.

World Wide Web Icon Register with the GBA  

 

October 11
9 am - 1 pm
 

Carrie Furnace Site Clean-Up with
Rivers of Steel & Allegheny CleanWays

Meet at Hidy's Cafe Under the Rankin Bridge
115 W Braddock Avenue, PGH 15104-1115

Pizza lunch provided.

Visit World Wide Web Icon Allegheny Cleanways to register and get more information.

 
October 14
5:30 pm - 7 pm

Green Building Alliance - PHWPA: Passive House Projects in Korea - From Nothing to Zero
GBA Offices
33 Terminal Way, Pittsburgh, PA  15219

Join Passive House Western PA for a presentation by Bo Jun on her work as an architect on Passive House projects in Korea. 

World Wide Web Icon Register with the GBA 

 
October 14
5 pm - 6:30 pm

Green Building Alliance - Scott Hall Hard Hat Tour
CMU - Scott Hall
4933 Frew Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15213

Join the GBA for a tour of CMU's Scott Hall and learn about innovative building design and construction.

World Wide Web Icon Register with the GBA 

 
October 15
8 am - Noon

The Green Infrastructure Network
Ensuring Water Quality in Your Watershed - Part 1

World Wide Web Icon Contact the Penn State Extension for information and registration.

 
October 16
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

CCI - Conservation Consultants, Inc  -  High Energy Hoe-Down
The Mayernik Center - Avonworth Community Park
498 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA  15237

World Wide Web Icon Enjoy Live Music, Dancing, and Great Food! 

Only $45/person.  Benefits to CCI Center. World Wide Web Icon Register Here! 

 
October 17
9 am - 2 pm

Odyssey Day - Community College of Allegheny County - West Hills Center
CCAC, Oakdale, PA

A Pathway to Energy Independence
Join CCAC, the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association, the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (West Virginia University's DOE funded program) and the Pittsburgh Region-Clean Cities at this FREE event designed to educate individuals, fleet managers, municpalities, and corporations about the benefits of alternative fuel, alternative fuel vehicles, and how these vehicles will help us solve energy and environmental problems.

Visit the World Wide Web Icon Pittsburgh Region-Clean Cities website for additional information or the World Wide Web Icon Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Association for additional information.

 
October 18
11 am - 4 pm

2014 Pittsburgh Solar Tour
Free - Self-Guided Tour of Western PA Solar Installations.

Contact Evan Endres, Project Manager, at World Wide Web Icon Penn Future for additional information.

World Wide Web Icon Please register in advance.

 
October 28
8 am - 6 pm

Jonas Salk Centenary Symposium on Sustainability: Survival of the Wisest
Free with $15 fee for lunch.

For additional information, World Wide Web Icon please contact the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health and World Wide Web Icon register in advance.

 
October 29
2 pm - 3:30 pm

Green Building Alliance - School Energy Conservation Basics
Western PA Conservancy
800 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

 

Join the GBA for presentations on how you can make the most of your school's resources.

World Wide Web Icon Register with the GBA 

 
October 30
8:30 am - 10:30 am

Green Building Alliance - Insider's View at Chatham's Eden Hall Campus
Chatham Eden Hall Campus
6035 Ridge Road, Gibsonia, PA  15044

Join the GBA for the innovative design and construction of stormwater and wastewater best practices at Chatham University's Eden Hall Campus in Richland Township.

World Wide Web Icon Register with the GBA 

 

October 1 - October 31
National Energy Awareness Month
 

US Department of Energy
World Wide Web Icon Visit the DOE website to learn more about our energy security and the road to a clean energy future.

National Energy Awareness Month Calendar
World Wide Web Icon Visit the National Energy Awareness Month Calendar to learn about clean energy events and activities.

Energy Star
World Wide Web Icon Visit the Energy Star website for how you can incorporate energy saving strategies at World Wide Web Icon home and at World Wide Web Icon work.

 


    NOVEMBER 

 
November 5
9 am - 2 pm

Green Building Alliance - PHWPA: Passive House Beyond the House
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers: Local Union No. 5
5 Hot Metal Street, Pittsburgh 15203

Learn, from a panel of experts, how to apply Passive House concepts to commercial, institutional, and other non-residential building types.

World Wide Web Icon Register with the GBA  

 
November 8
9 am - Noon - Bakery Square Parking Lot
 


Negley Run was Here - A Walking Tour
Bakery Square Parking Lot - 6425 Penn Avenue
A 3- Hour tour with coffee and pastries provided. 
Donations will benefit the Larimer Green Team.

Contact John Stephen at 412-606-7149 or jwsdi@yahoo.com to register.

 
November 13
7 pm - 10 pm

ECO ART PGH - Visions of a Sustainable Pittsburgh - Student Art Contest
Pittsburgh Opera - Strip District Location
2425 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh
Complimentary Snacks & Drinks & Music. 

Sponsored by Senator Jim Ferlo's Office.
$15 in Advance - $20 at the Door

Call Jeff Malik at 412-621-3006 or email jmalik@pasenate.com for additional information. 

World Wide Web Icon Register here 

 
November 16
3 pm - 7 pm - Pittsburgh Public Market & Wigle Whiskey
 

Harvest Tasting
Join Farm to Table Pittsburgh
Celebrate locally grown and produced food offerings from farms, bakeries, restaurants, wineries and breweries.

Call 412-563-8800 or visit World Wide Web Icon FarmtoTablePA.com  

 


    DECEMBER

 
December 11
8:30 am - 3:15 pm

Energy for the Power of 32: 32 Counties, 4 States, 1 Energy Future
Join Sustainable Pittsburgh for this conference and
participate in a discussion about or region's energy future.
Help to develop strategies that will make our region more resilient and ensure a healthy future.

World Wide Web Icon Visit Sustainable Pittsburgh for Registration