The Pittsburgh Green Pledge

Pittsburgh Earth Day is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, inspiring, and celebrating sustainability in the region. Honoring the transformation from Pittsburgh’s Steel City past to a thriving home for green innovation, LEED-certified development, farm to table initiatives and environmentally-friendly events, Pittsburgh Earth Day honors the collaboration of businesses, community organizations and green purveyors that are changing the landscape of our region.

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As the official voice of Pittsburgh Earth Day, The Green Voice offers stories of sustainability, innovation, and green lifestyle tips, along with information on great events happening virtually and in-person.

We tap well-known journalists and sources, like Doug Oster, Natalie Bencivenga, Mia Bencivenga, Andrea Bosco Stehle, Dan Gigler, Lisa Cunningham and Liz Fetchin. They provide regular takes on sustainable stories in gardening, fashion, home, health, tech, and food.

With 20,000 subscribers (and growing), The Green Voice has become a much-anticipated and respected source of information and inspiration. Get it in your inbox every month!

The Dirt Podcast

Welcome to "The Dirt," your go-to source for insightful discussions on sustainable and green initiatives shaping our world. Hosted by Grant Ervin, the Director of ESG and Innovation at S&B USA, our monthly podcast goes beyond the surface to explore a wide spectrum of topics.

From sustainability in business and fashion to retail, education, entertainment, development, construction, and sustainable transportation, "The Dirt" brings you thought-provoking conversations with industry leaders and experts. We believe in amplifying diverse voices to inspire positive change and highlight the remarkable efforts driving us toward a greener future. Tune in each month to stay informed, engaged, and motivated to make a difference in the world of sustainability.

2024 EVENT LINEUP

Presented by Duquesne Light Company

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Pittsburgh Earth Day Wild Earth Festival

Pittsburgh Earth Day and The Pittsburgh Zoo Present

Wild Earth Day Festival

Saturday, April 20 @ 10 AM - 4 PM | The Pittsburgh Zoo, 7370 Baker St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Celebrate Earth Day 2024 at the amazing Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium! We're proud to partner with the zoo to bring you a day of fun and educational programming intended to inspire the next generation of Earth-lovers.

Stay tuned for ticket information and additional details!

Sustainable Business Breakfast

The Green Voice and Pittsburgh Earth Day Present

Sustainable Business Breakfast and Networking

Monday, April 22 @ 8 AM - 10 AM | The Fairmont Hotel, 510 Market St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

It's easy to say we are going to commit to being a sustainable business, but what does it take to put this commitment into action?

We're thrilled to introduce the 9th annual Sustainable Business Breakfast, part of the Green Voice Speaker Series! Join distinguished panelists and moderator Grant Ervin, Director of Environmental, Social, Governance, and Innovation at S&B USA for a conversation on topics like the transition to a circular economy, the future of sustainability, and corporate responsibility.

Stay tuned for ticket information and additional details!

Market Square, Pittsburgh Earth Day

Pittsburgh Earth Day and Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Present

PDP Night Market Goes Green

Friday, April 26 @ 5 PM - 10 PM | Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Join Pittsburgh Earth Day and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership for our annual market in Market Square, this year after dark! Enjoy live music, educational booths, and interactive activities hosted by some of Pittsburgh's most sustainable brands.

Stay tuned for ticket information and additional details!

PNC Brunch and Learn

Pittsburgh Earth Day and PNC Present

The PNC “Financing a Greener Future” Brunch & Learn and Networking Event

Tuesday, June 4 @ 10 AM - 1 PM | The Tower at PNC Plaza, James E. Rohr Auditorium, 300 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Bringing cutting-edge conversations to Pittsburgh's forefront, the annual PNC Lunch & Learn is an interactive panel discussion with educators, leaders, and innovators in sustainability.

Stay tuned for ticket information and additional details!

Model at the Ecolution Fashion Gala

Pittsburgh Earth Day Presents

Wednesday, June 5 @ 6 - 10 PM | Carnegie Museum, 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

A one-of-a-kind sustainable fashion gala that challenges designers and local artists to craft breathtaking couture from recycled and reused materials. The Ecolution Fashion Gala will now be curated by the incredible Brian David, styled by Izzazu Salon, Spa & Blowout Bar, and produced by The Green Voice Collective.

Richard Parsakian will be honored as the Model Citizen 2024 Recipient, and Pearlann Porter will be showcasing a signature dance performance. The highly anticipated 9th Annual Ecolution Fashion Gala will be held at the Carnegie Museum Hall of Architecture and Carnegie Museum Music Hall.

View the full list of designers and read artist bios here.

Career Fair

Pittsburgh Earth Day Presents

Green Force Career and Work Force Development Fair

Date TBD | Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Attention high school and college students in the greater Pittsburgh area! We will be launching our first ever career and work force development fair in 2024. Connect with leading employers, tap into early career development resources, and kick-start your future in sustainability!

Stay tuned for ticket information and additional details!

"UPMC Health Plan understands that social and environmental factors have a large impact on the health of the community. We demonstrate our commitment to sustainability by supporting organizations that remove neighborhood blight, increase access to recreational green space, develop community gardens for fresh produce, create affordable, energy-efficient housing options, and more."

UPMC Health Plan

PITTSBURGH EARTH DAY IS PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

Pittsburgh Earth Day 2023 Sponsors

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