Pittsburgh Earth Day is a citywide celebration of sustainability providing engaging programming for the region. Celebrate with us this year and join us for virtual and in-person celebrations of Earth Day’s anniversary! 

 
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VEGED

Earth Inspired Eats

Your show for earth-inspired eats featuring innovative chefs from around the city. VEGED is hosted by Green Voice contributor Natalie Bencivenga and sponsored by SLANE Irish Whiskey and Don's Appliances.

2022 PAST EVENTS

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Sustainable Business Breakfast

Friday, April 29, 2022 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Fairmont Hotel

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?

In honor of Arbor Day, Pittsburgh Earth Day hosted the Seventh Annual Sustainable Business Breakfast Presented by Evoqua at the Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel. On Friday, April 29th from 8 AM – 10 AM, event attendees enjoyed a continental breakfast while hearing from a panel of local sustainability leaders and experts.

Moderated by S & B USA Director of Environmental Social Governance and Innovation, Grant Ervin, the panel discussion covered topics that ranged from both large and small, covering why ESG is so important, how a business is determining Key indicators, how Good Environmental Governess Leads to Good Business, and more. In celebration of Arbor Day, introductory remarks were provided by Executive Director of Tree Pittsburgh, Danielle Crumrine.

This year’s panelists included David Huffaker, Port Authority, Christine Waller, Duquesne Light, Taki Darakos, PITT OHIO, Julia Saintz, Evoqua, Dana Fischer, Mitsubishi ElectricRay Prushnok, UPMC Health PlanNisha Blackwell, Knotzland BowtiesJoe Dowd, Koppers, Chris Gassman, University of Pittsburgh Center for Sustainable Business, and Dan Donovan, Giant Eagle, Inc. Read full panelist bios here.

Proudly Presented by Duquesne LightEvoquaUPMC Health Plan, and Pitt Ohio.

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Go Green at Market Square

Friday, April 22, 2022 | 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

A day to inspire, celebrate, educate and entertain the entire Pittsburgh community!

Go Green at Market Square is a FREE annual community celebration filled with fun, educational, and inspirational activities and events for all ages.

The Square becomes a hub for music and eco-friendly activity booths. Live music fills the air as local businesses share their sustainability stories. An educational area includes an alternative and electric transportation corner and a green wellness area, plus ways to interact with and learn more about local, green businesses. Proudly Presented by Duquesne LightEvoquaUPMC Health Plan, and Pitt Ohio.

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Ecolution Fashion Show

April 13, 2022 | Doors Open at 7:00 PM | Main Event 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Because “Earth Matters Now!” Celebrate sustainability ahead of Earth Day 2022 at the exquisite, one-of-a-kind Ecolution Fashion Gala!
 
Pittsburgh Earth Day hosts the Ecolution Fashion Gala in the Carnegie Museum Music Hall Foyer from 8-10 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Curated by Richard Parsakian and styled by Izzazu Salon, Spa & Blowout Bar. Presented by Duquesne LightEvoquaUPMC Health Plan, and Pitt Ohio.
 
Ecolution, curated by Richard Parsakian invites designers and artists to elevate this year's theme by creating wearable fashion through the use of sustainable, recyclable, and organic materials into stellar environmentally savvy ensembles that will address the environmental issues facing our planet. This year’s designers will include - Knotzland x Temper & Grit, Kat Belskey, Cheryl Capazzuti, Brian David, Carley FurlowLeesa Kassler, Vicki Kerestes, Gregory Labon, KING RELDMad RecitalMossy Lane, Randal Miller, Lana Neumeyer, Suz PisanoPaul Schifino, Randi Stewart and Jamie Miller, CT Steele, X=f(X) at Sergery Design Studio and Pearlann Porter.