Join the ever growing number of groups in Southwestern PA whose work includes preventing, mitigating, or adapting to climate change. If you would like to be added to this page please contact us.

Action Housing ACTION-Housing, Inc. is one of the largest weatherization providers in Pennsylvania. In cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, ACTION has operated the Weatherization Assistance Program for the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny (including Mon Valley), Washington, and Greene Counties for 25+ years.

Allegheny County Clean Air Now (ACCAN) Neville Island is home to many industrial facilities, including two chemical plants and a former coke plant that emitted a significant portion of the total amount of air pollution in Allegheny County. Over 50,000 residents live on and around Neville Island. Many citizens grew tired of waiting for the government to take action on these polluters. Thus, Allegheny County Clean Air was established. Victory: Shenango Coke Works was closed in 2015 !

The Allegheny Front The Allegheny Front is an award-winning public radio program covering environmental issues in Western Pennsylvania, airing on WESA in Pittsburgh and on stations throughout the region.

Allegheny Land Trust Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization helping local people save local land in the Pittsburgh Region. Protecting more than 2,700 acres of green space across 31 different municipalities in Allegheny and Washington Counties, ALT works to protect land of significant value to our region’s unique scenic landscape, biodiversity, and water quality. Additionally, ALT protects land to improve quality of life for current and future generations by offering recreational and educational opportunities.

Appalachian Voices Founded in 1997, Appalachian Voices brings people together to protect the land, air, and water of Central and Southern Appalachia and advance a just transition to a generative and equitable clean energy economy. Appalachian Voices works at the nexus of the ongoing shift from fossil fuels to clean, 21st-century energy sources — we fight mountaintop removal coal mining, fracked-gas pipelines and other harms to the people and places of Appalachia, and we advance energy efficiency, solar and wind power, and other economic solutions that create community wealth and sustain Appalachia’s mountains, forests and waters.

A-Z Impacts of Plastic Join us as we tackle the cradle to grave impacts of plastic, from fracked gas to plastic pollution in the Ohio River Valley and Beyond. Build community with us as we learn and explore the human stories, impacts, and actions tied to the plastics crisis.

Beaver Peace Links We want to inform Beaver County citizens about the cost of war in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and how we can best invest in our future. Over time, the focus of Peace Links evolved into a multi-faceted approach to violence prevention and peace building in American communities and the world. Work has been done on many fronts to educate our communities about a new concept of national security … the value of cultural diversity … global cooperation and citizen diplomacy … and non-violent conflict resolution.

Better Path Coalition The Better Path Coalition is a statewide frontline- and grassroots-led coalition forging a path to a clean, renewable energy future for Pennsylvania and a government that puts the people's interests before those of the fossil fuel and petrochemical industries. Organizations and individuals are invited to join us!

Black Environmental Collective The Black Environmental Collective is a cross-sectoral network rooted in a commitment to environmental equity and social justice. We bridge the gap between community experiences, resource and information sharing, public policy, education, and bringing people and ideas together that would not otherwise meet. It is an authentic space where leaders of color can quickly, empathetically, and responsibly respond to the needs of Black populations as environmental emergencies persist and arise.

Breathe Project The Breathe Collaborative is a coalition of citizens, environmental advocates, public health professionals and academics working to improve air quality, eliminate climate pollution and make our region a healthy and prosperous place to live. The Collaborative powers the Breathe Project through science-based work and a community outreach platform.

Cancer & Environment Network of SWPA Our vision is a future free of cancer, and an economy that doesn’t rely on hazardous materials and technologies, but instead on approaches like green chemistry and product design that emulates ideas found in nature. For Southwestern Pennsylvania, this is a future in which all people have secure well-paying jobs that do not make them sick, and live in healthy homes in healthy neighborhoods, without racial disparities in exposure to toxics and in cancer rates.

The Center for Coalfield Justice Mission: To improve policy and regulations for the oversight of fossil fuel extraction and use; to educate, empower and organize coalfield residents; and to protect public and environmental health.

Citizen’s Climate Lobby Pittsburgh We are a non-partisan, non-profit volunteer group of citizens empowered to create political will to address our climate crisis. We are laser focused on a specific piece of legislation and a proven strategy to gain its passage. We are working for the passage of Carbon Fee and Dividend, the climate change solution economists and climate scientists alike say is the “best first-step” to preventing the worst impacts of a warming world.

Citizens’ Environmental Association of the Slippery Rock Area (CEASRA) CEASRA is a tax exempt organization whose purpose is to assure environmental integrity within our communities. Specific objectives include the protection of underground aquifers and streams, the protection of endangered species' habitats and the protection of general health and well-being of our residents.

Clean Air Council Clean Air Council is a member-supported environmental organization serving the Mid-Atlantic Region. The Council is dedicated to protecting and defending everyone’s right to a healthy environment. The Council works through a broad array of related sustainability and public health initiatives, using public education, community action, government oversight, and enforcement of environmental laws. The CAC launched the Southwest Pennsylvania Neighbors for Clean Air (Groups of Ten), initiative in 2018.

Clean Water Action PA To protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions, and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and to solve environmental and community problems.

Climate Solutions in PA Climate Solutions is a new collaboration that will use engagement, solutions journalism and education to help central Pennsylvanians toward climate literacy, resilience and adaptation. A project of State Impact PA.

Communitopia Communitopia is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose purpose is, through use of new media and project-based campaigns, to slow climate change and create healthier communities. We accomplish this by identifying, researching, and advocating for individual, community, and federal solutions to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and improve community resilience.

Concerned Health Professionals of PA Concerned Health Professionals of PA is a program of Physicians for Social Responsibility PA. We are doctors, nurses, and healthcare professionals advocating for Pennsylvanians affected by fracking. Unconventional gas development is inherently unsafe: There is no safe way to frack. Our patients deserve accessible and accurate documentation of the serious health risks posed to Pennsylvanians by unconventional gas development industry. Concerned Health Professionals of PA is a resource center for the public, press, elected officials, and other health professionals.

Concerned Residents of West Deer (CROWD) Concerned Residents of West Deer (CROWD) is a collective of West Deer Township residents committed to the health and safety of our neighborhoods, roads, businesses, schools, parks, and open spaces.

Conservation Voters of PA Conservation Voters of PA is the statewide political voice for the environment. We work to elect environmentally responsible candidates to state and local offices. Working with our allies in the community, we advocate for strong environmental policies and hold our elected officials accountable during the legislative session. Through our political work, we are strengthening laws that safeguard the health of our communities, the beauty of our state, and our economic future.

Creatives for Climate Creatives for Climate (C4C) is a Pittsburgh-based collaborative of artists, educators and communicators. C4C develops and organizes projects and events that invite, challenge and empower people and communities in SW PA to learn about our environmental and social challenges, explore their personal relation to our global and local challenges, and explore ways each one of us can be part of the solution. In addition to supporting climate mitigation efforts, C4C projects ignite honest and open conversation about climate adaptation. We help people approach, explore and reflect on our climate crisis/trauma/chaos holistically, with their minds, hearts and bodies. Our projects make our concerns and grievances as well as our love for the world visible and collective.

Earthworks Earthworks is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of mineral and energy development while promoting sustainable solutions. Earthworks stands for clean air, water and land, healthy communities, and corporate accountability. We work for solutions that protect both the Earth’s resources and our communities.

Energy Innovation Center The Energy Innovation Center is a Pittsburgh based,not-for-profit organization with a mission to engage corporate and community leaders, align workforce development and education, develop and demonstrate technology, and incubate businesses, to support emerging clean and sustainable energy markets.

Environmental Health News Pittsburgh We are a publication of Environmental Health Sciences, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to driving science into public discussion and policy on environmental health issues, including climate change. We are an independent, reader- and foundation-funded organization that reports, publishes and curates journalism on environmental topics. We have two goals: 1) Put events and science driving the day's news in a larger context 2) Share our perspective as journalists and scientists with considerable expertise in the field. We've been at this since 2002 and have published continuously since Aug. 2, 2003.

Environmental Integrity Project The Environmental Integrity Project is a 501 (c)(3) nonpartisan, nonprofit watchdog organization that advocates for effective enforcement of environmental laws. Comprised of former EPA enforcement attorneys, public interest lawyers, analysts, investigators, and community organizers, EIP has three goals: 1)To illustrate through objective facts and figures how the failure to enforce or implement environmental laws increases pollution and harms public health; 2)To hold federal and state agencies, as well as individual corporations, accountable for failing to enforce or comply with environmental laws; and 3) To help local communities obtain the protections of environmental laws.

Equitable & Just Greater Pittsburgh (EJGP) Equitable and Just Greater Pittsburgh (EJGP) is a cross-issue, cross-neighborhood network of over 125 different organizations, community groups, and residents working to secure an equitable and just Greater Pittsburgh. We root this work in the realities and threats that COVID-19, environmental degradation, and climate change present to the overburdened and under-resourced populations of Allegheny County and beyond.

XR MISSION: To spark and sustain a spirit of creative rebellion, which will enable much needed changes in our political, economic and social landscape. We endeavour to mobilise and train organisers to skilfully open up space, so that communities can develop the tools they need to address the deeply rooted problems of the United States. We work to transform our society into one that is compassionate, inclusive, sustainable, equitable and connected.

Fossil Free Pitt Coalition We’re the Fossil Free Pitt Coalition, a student group working on fossil fuel divestment on Pitt’s campus. Our campaign began in 2014 after our founding members went to the People’s Climate March and were energized to flight climate change on a local level. We are made up of a coalition of over 50 diverse student organizations, as well as over 5,000 students, alumni, faculty, and staff members that reflect our shared desire for a better world.

Foundation for Sustainable Forests The Foundation for Sustainable Forests is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit land trust and outreach organization dedicated to protecting the working forests of Pennsylvania, New York and beyond.

FracTracker Alliance FracTracker, the project, was originally developed to investigate health concerns and data gaps surrounding western PA fracking. Today, as a non-profit organization, FracTracker Alliance supports groups across the United States, addressing pressing extraction-related concerns with a lens toward health effects and exposure risks on communities from oil and gas development. We provide timely and provocative data, ground-breaking analyses, maps, and other visual tools to help advocates, researchers, and the concerned public better understand the harms posed by hydrocarbon extraction.

FreshWater Accountability Project We advocate for water protection because we care about our children’s future! We want clean water. Through education and factual information, people can work towards meaningful change at the local, state, and federal levels of government to ensure our water is protected; and thus, our future is preserved. The FreshWater Accountability Project (FWAP) started as a local, nonprofit organization in response to the Muskingum6721194 Watershed Conservancy District’s (MWCD) private water sales to the oil and gas industry in Ohio. FWAP quickly learned how oil and gas drilling (namely, fracking), puts freshwater resources as a risk in many ways.

Garfield Community Farm Garfield Community Farm provides fresh produce and educational opportunities with our neighbors and volunteers, and seeks to demonstrate God's restoration of creation through urban agriculture in the Garfield community.

Green Drinks Pittsburgh Are you green? Come out to the third Thursday of each month to grab a drink and a chat with other environmentally-focused professionals, volunteers, and enthusiasts. A casual forum for the eco-minded of Pittsburgh to meet, mingle, and get involved. Join us!

Grounded Strategies Grounded Strategies works to improve the social, economic, and environmental health of distressed and transitional communities by building capacity to reclaim vacant and underutilized land. One of the legacies of Pittsburgh’s population decline are thousands of vacant lots. Vacant land in our region represents a complex environmental challenge that disproportionately burdens low income communities and communities of color. Restoring vacant land for productive use improves community health while creating economic and environmental benefits.

Grow Pittsburgh At Grow Pittsburgh, we believe that everyone in our city and region should have the opportunity to grow and eat local, healthy, affordable, and culturally appropriate food. We make gardening accessible for home, school, and community gardeners and urban farmers.

Heartwood Forest Council HEARTWOOD is a regional network that protects forests and supports community activism in the eastern United States through education, advocacy, and citizen empowerment. We are people helping people protect the places they love.

Hilltop Urban Farm Hilltop Urban Farm is a nonprofit, community-centered farm in Pittsburgh’s Hilltop community. Its mission is to create and sustain a new, regional asset in south Pittsburgh’s Hilltop community, that is committed to growing food, growing farmers and growing a community. Hilltop Urban Farm will benefit its neighbors by being a catalyst for community pride and reinvestment.

IOBY ioby stands for “in our backyards,” but it also stands for taking care of each other, for civic participation, and for trusting neighbors to know what’s best for the neighborhood. ioby gives local leaders the ability to crowdfund the resources they need to build real, lasting change from the ground up. Our crowdfunding platform helps connect local leaders with support and funding from their communities to make our neighborhoods more sustainable, healthier, greener, more livable, and more fun.

Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership The Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership is a collaborative effort of national, regional, state, and local agencies, conservation organizations, outdoors enthusiasts, businesses, and citizens committed to improving Pennsylvania's communities, economy, and ecology. The Partnership aims to facilitate the planting of 10 million new trees in priority landscapes in Pennsylvania by the end of 2025 through expansive and collaborative partnerships, assistance, and inspiration.

Marcellus Outreach Butler Marcellus Outreach Butler (MOB) is a grassroots environmental organization that was formed in 2010 by a group of concerned Butler County residents to educate and inform the public about the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. MOB has conducted ongoing public outreach for over 5 years, hosting expert speakers, film screenings, public meetings and forums, and organizing rallies, protests, and marches. MOB fully supports and actively advocates for a national ban on fracking, as we believe that it can never be done safely. MOB is also dedicated to educating Butler County about climate change and its effects, as well as fracking’s significant role in causing climate change.

MarchOnHarrisburg We are a non-partisan, statewide, grassroots community reimagining how our democracy operates. We were born in a D.C jail cell for the thousand plus protesters that had been arrested at the Capitol building with Democracy Spring, a nonpartisan movement to get big money out of politics in the spring of 2016 that began with a 140-mile march from Philadelphia to Washington D.C.. MarchOnHarrisburg is a proud coalition member of the Pennsylvania Poor People’s Campaign, the Democracy Partnership of Pennsylvania, and the Protect Our Vote Coalition in Philadelphia.

Moms Clean Air Force Moms are working in Pennsylvania to fight for clean air and a stable climate. We host events, share information about what’s going on, and create opportunities for mothers to talk to their legislators about their concerns. Please join us in Pennsylvania, and let us know about your priorities.

Mountain Watershed Association –Youghiogheny Riverkeeper The Mountain Watershed Association, home of the Youghiogheny Riverkeeper, is a small, community-based, non-profit organization concerned with the protection, preservation, and restoration of the Indian Creek and greater Youghiogheny River watersheds.
MWA has been in existence since 1994, and currently has over 2,000 members and supporters. In 2003, we partnered with the Waterkeeper Alliance to become home of the Youghiogheny Riverkeeper.

Nature Abounds Nature Abounds, a national 501c3 non-profit organization with offices in Washington and Pennsylvania, encourages people to Unplug from the societal "norms", Wake Up to the natural world around them, and to Take Action for a healthier environment. To do so, we RISE to the occasion: Raise awareness through education, action, and inspiration. Inform about environmental issues. Strengthen the voice of action. Engage all ages in creating healthier communities and a healthy planet where people and wildlife can co-exist peacefully.

New Voices Pittsburgh New Voices promotes the complete health and well-being of Black women and girls in the Greater Pittsburgh Region, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Our definition of health include physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, political, economic, environmental and social well-being. Reproductive Justice is our innovative framework to engage Black women, femmes and girls in local, national and global movement-building for Human Rights, Racial and Gender Justice.

North Braddock Residents For Our Future North Braddock Residents For Our Future is a grassroots group of residents organized to promote community health and clean air and fight unconventional gas drilling in our community.

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition (OVEC) OVEC (the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition) formed in 1987 to stop a toxic waste dump/incinerator proposed for a low-income community near Huntington, WV. We won that campaign. By supporting organized voices and empowered communities, we've been winning environmental and social justice campaigns ever since. Our members and volunteers are crucial to our work. Join OVEC!

OnePA One PA is a multiracial, intergenerational and multi-issue membership organization. Our members are workers, students, parents, seniors, people with disabilities, and retirees excited to learn, collaborate, and build power together. One PA works within a broad coalition of labor, faith, and students’ organizations fighting to make powerful changes that transform our communities. At the center of our work is civic engagement, our members speak at school board hearings, lobby state representatives, deepen voter engagement in their neighborhoods and beyond.

PA Environment Digest Blog An update on environmental issues in Pennsylvania, edited by David E. Hess, former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

PASUP (Pittsburghers Against Single-Use Plastic) Our Mission is to create greater awareness of the dangers of single-use plastic, support the efforts of individuals and groups acting against single-use plastic, and advocate for cleaner and greener solutions to plastic-dependence.

PennFuture Our team is working daily to protect public health, restore and protect natural resources, and move Pennsylvania toward a clean energy future. With offices in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie and Mt. Pocono, our team litigates cases before regulatory bodies and in local, state, and federal courts; advances legislative action on a state and federal level; provides public education; and assists citizens in public advocacy.

Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Water and Air PACWA’s mission is to raise awareness of the dangers of hydraulic fracturing on public health and the environment, and to halt any activity that threatens the quality of life of the residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Conservative Energy Forum (PennCEF) The Pennsylvania Conservative Energy Forum (PennCEF) was created August, 2018 by conservatives, for conservatives who want the Commonwealth to adopt an all-of-the-above diversified energy portfolio that includes an emphasis on moving to clean, renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. PennCEF believes that an all-of-the-above energy policy will help create good-paying local jobs across the state, improve our grid and national security, conserve our natural resources, and position America to compete in the global energy marketplace while securing energy independence.

Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium (PERC) PERC allows faculty and sustainability staff at colleges and universities across the state to connect with people at other schools and share knowledge about research and best practices. Currently comprised of over seventy member and affiliate colleges and universities, the Consortium was created in the belief that higher education has a leading role in creating a sustainable future and that working together on a statewide level can help to bring about that future.

Pennsylvanians Against Fracking Pennsylvanians Against Fracking is a statewide coalition of groups representing a diversity of issues, backgrounds and locations, united in the mission of achieving a ban on fracking in the commonwealth. The first goal of the coalition is to enact a moratorium on fracking throughout Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia Green Capital Corp. The Philadelphia Green Capital Corp. connects projects to capital (public, private, and philanthropic) to drive a robust, equitable clean energy market in Philadelphia, support the Philadelphia Energy Authority, and respond to the local challenges of climate change.

Pittsburghers For Public Transit Pittsburghers For Public Transit is a grassroots organization of transit riders, workers, and residents who defend and expand public transit. We keep the public in public transit by mobilizing communities to advocate for equitable, affordable, and sustainable transportation systems. We work together to win the Transit Bill of Rights for all residents of Allegheny County.

Pittsburgh Vegan Society The Pittsburgh Vegan Society, PVS is a 501c3 non-profit organization that seeks to raise awareness of veganism through creative education, nonviolent advocacy, and social connection in the Greater Pittsburgh Area. The philosophical framework of the organization is grounded in both animal rights and environmental sustainability. PVS also serves to provide community and a place to foster connection for like-minded individuals.

Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) The Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) was founded in 2013, by a group of college students. Since then, we have established a network of students and campuses across the country, working together to re-vision beyond the Linear Consumption Economy. Today, our current focus is on supporting zero waste efforts on college campuses. PLAN aids college students, as well as campus faculty and staff, in tackling unsustainable infrastructure on their campuses. To do this, we provide digital and in-person support via our leadership trainings, resources, consulting, and zero waste programming. (Unniversity of Pittsburgh is a PLAN member !)

Protect Northern PA Protect Northern PA is an alliance of community members, environmental groups, civic organizations, and local businesses formed to critically examine potential air, water, public health, safety, and climate threats from the natural gas industry in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania. We share a concern that a gas-related industrial buildout will negatively and irreversibly change the environment and character of the region.

Protect Our Water, Heritage, Rights (POWHR) Protect Our Water, Heritage, Rights (POWHR) is an interstate coalition representing individuals and groups from Virginia and West Virginia dedicated to protecting water, land, and communities from harms caused by the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure, including the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP).

Public Herald Public Herald is nonprofit, fearless investigative journalism. Our independence is guaranteed. We’re publicly funded, which means we work for and are supported by public donations. You can’t buy us, and we don’t give credence to awards and ratings. We believe in the vital role the Free Press plays in a democracy and society to protect truth, transparency and accountability. Our investigative journalists tell transformational stories that shift the status quo, and are encouraged to collaborate across platforms with artists and communities. Creators of Invisible Hand and Triple Divide.

Putting Down Roots Information bringing people together… Maren's list of environmental, cultural, and social justice events in and around Pittsburgh.

Rail Pollution Protection Pittsburgh Rail Pollution Protection Pittsburgh (RP3) is a group of Pittsburgh residents committed to addressing the risk and negative impacts of rail proliferation where it conflicts with urban health, sustainability, and personal well-being.

Recycle This Pittsburgh There are many resources for Pittsburghers to find out general information about recycling. Our goal is to provide very specific information to help you understand if a particular item you have is recyclable or not, and how to give it the best chance of not ending up in a landfill.

Reimagine Appalachia Reimagine Appalachia was born out of a broad recognition that the economy has not been working for most people and places in the Ohio River Valley. In response, a diverse set of economic, environmental and community leaders, and grassroots organizations, came together to find common ground and build the future we want to see—a 21st century economy that’s good for workers, communities, and the environment.

Reimagined Recycling Reimagined Recycling is a local program that collects rigid #2 and #5 plastics to be shredded and turned into raw materials to be made into new plastic items. Collections are iin Larimer, check FB page for schedule.

ReImagine the Turtle Creek Watershed & Airshed Communities The communities of the Turtle Creek watershed and airshed have come together to demand sustainable change to protect the interconnected water and airsheds that encompass these connected communities. There are over 30 municipalities that are touched by these networks of creeks, rivers, and traveling air pathways. Meetings began in December 2019 to explore options for sustainable community development actions based on what people of the community wanted to see done.

River Valley Organizing We are River Valley Organizing, a multi-racial, multicultural working class organization that radically builds community throughout the Ohio River Valley. We perform desperately-needed service work and organize the political power of everyday people, centering the leadership of the most affected community members. Since the health of the earth directly correlates to our own health, it’s our duty to demand swift and substantial changes to preserve both Ohio and Ohioans for generations to come.

Save Our Streams PA Our mission is to locate, promote awareness, adoption and plugging of lost, abandoned and orphan wells. To call upon the landowners, industry, developers and our government to recognize the hazards posed by these wells and to plug them adequately.

Solbridge Energy Advisors Instead of selling the services of one company, Solbridge connects consumers to the entire marketplace of solar service providers. Whether you are a homeowner, business owner, government leader, architect, or other decision maker, Solbridge is ready to guide you with unbiased expertise, and empower you with the choices you deserve.

SUCCEED SUCCEED – the Summer Center for Climate, Energy, and Environmental Decision Making – was founded in 2011 by Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making. In non-COVID years, SUCCEED typically includes two programs: a free 5-day summer program for rising 10th and 11th graders and a 2-day workshop for teachers.

Sustainable Monroeville Our mission is to help the city of Monroeville move forward in the green economy by offering sustainable solutions.

SWPA Grassroots Town Halls We are a group of Allegheny County grassroots organizations that advocate for clean air and who, with the help of the Breathe Project, organize a series of virtual town halls as part of an advocacy campaign seeking redress for the ongoing air pollution that erodes the quality of life in our region. We seek to assemble a racially, economically and geographically diverse coalition of residents and elected officials for this effort.

Thomas Merton Center The Thomas Merton Center works to build a consciousness of values and to raise the moral questions involved in the issues of war, poverty, racism, classism, economic justice, human rights, and environmental justice. TMC engages people of diverse philosophies and faiths who find common ground in the nonviolent struggle to bring about a more peaceful and just world.

Three Rivers Waterkeeper Three Rivers Waterkeeper (3RWK) was founded in 2009 and aims to improve and protect the water quality of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers. These waterways are critical to the health, vitality, and economic prosperity of our region and communities. 3RWK is both a scientific and legal advocate for the community, working to ensure our three rivers are protected and safe to drink, fish, swim and enjoy.

Transit for All PA! Transit for all PA! is an emerging statewide coalition of transit riders, transit workers, and transit-supportive organizations and businesses. Together, we are working to expand Pennsylvania’s public transit systems to grow our economy and connect more Pennsylvanians to jobs, healthcare, and essential needs.

University of Pittsburgh Office of Sustainability The University of Pittsburgh’s Office of Sustainability was established in July 2018 to centralize campus-wide sustainability activities, strategies, and partnerships. Led by Director of Sustainability, Dr. Aurora Sharrard, the Office of Sustainability leads University-wide sustainability strategy, activities, policies, collaborations, & partnerships to advance the Pitt Sustainability Plan, which includes 61 measurable goals across stewardship, exploration, community, and culture.

Upstream We restore and protect our watershed ecosystem, while working regionally to support and implement resilient solutions for a healthier urban environment. Climate change is having an impact across the globe. Here, in our urban environment, these shifts are felt in our neighborhoods, parks and backyards. This is why we work to combat the effects of it, from managing excessive stormwater flows, to pollutants in our water, soil and air, and to connect each other with the environment to create positive change. (Formerly Nine Mile Run)

Water Walks WaterWalks: Creative Action for Community Justice is a socially engaged art project working to center overlooked histories and marginalized perspectives in Pittsburgh’s ongoing water crisis. This goal is accomplished through artist-led “Walks,” participatory experiences that advocate for environmental justice. Founded by a group of undergraduate students at Carnegie Mellon University in May 2018, WaterWalks has since formed partnerships with organizations throughout Pittsburgh.

Windstax WindStax Energy is a full-service developer of integrated alternative energy solutions. The company is a pioneer in large vertical wind turbines and microgrids that are changing industry’s perspective of energy as a commodity to energy as an opportunity. We have been installing wind and solar systems since 2011.

ZeroFossil ZeroFossil is an event production company that employs sustainable equipment and practices to provide professional event services with minimal impact to the environment. We provide full-scale production including power distribution, sound, lighting, staging, and educational interactives…all powered by our renewable energy generators.

Allegheny CleanWays Allegheny CleanWays is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in 2000 to "engage and empower people to eliminate illegal dumping and littering in Allegheny County."

Allegheny Defense Project The Allegheny Defense Project is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the wild forests and rivers of the Allegheny Plateau and the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), Pennsylvania’s only national forest. The Allegheny Defense Project formed in 1994 in order to defend our public lands from commercial logging, oil and gas drilling, and other extractive industries which threaten the health and well-being of these incredible places.

Allegheny Group of Sierra Club The Allegheny Group of the Sierra Club is a volunteer led group – our members are what make the work we do possible. We are one of nine regional groups across the state that help the people of Pennsylvania explore, enjoy, and protect our state's many environmental resources and fight for safe and livable communities.

All Together Now PA We unite Pennsylvania’s rural and urban communities to build just, regenerative, and resilient regional economies that are self-reliant in basic needs, in order to increase community wealth and equity, reduce and sequester carbons, and prepare for climate change.

Appalachian Youth Climate Coalition The Appalachian Youth Climate Coalition recognizes that many aspects of the main-stream climate movement disproportionately victimize working class individuals in a variety of industries, especially in the fields of resource extraction and fossil fuels. While we often disagree with the methods, impact, and nature of these industries, we understand that our quarrel is not, and will never be with working class laborers or their unions. AYCC is committed to fighting for the rights of workers, and continually striving for a sustainable future for everyone — regardless of class. As of now, most of our time, energy, and resources are being put towards resisting the construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline.

BC MAC Formed in 2011 by a band of citizens who had learned about threats to the Ambridge Reservoir posed by fracking, the Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community (BCMAC) would, in the next six years, gather more than 4,000 signatures on a petition to protect the reservoir; share literature and talk with thousands of local residents at fairs and festivals; distribute anti-fracking yard signs; present petitions and letters to state DEP and congressional representatives; host five community forums and inform multiple municipal councils on drilling threats to water supplies; persuade two municipalities to adopt source water protection plans; write letters to the editor protesting fracking’s expansion and plans for Shell's ethane cracker; testify at hearings on air and water permits for the cracker; and organize two programs on the cracker’s potential to impact citizens' air, water, health, and safety. In 2017, BCMAC co-sponsored three Re-Imagine! Beaver County programs for mobilizing citizens to recruit non-fossil-fuel businesses and industries to the region.

Berks Gas Truth A community grassroots organization fighting for the protection of clean air and clean water resources in the Marcellus Shale.

Black Appalachian Coalition (BLAC) The mission of the Black Appalachian Coalition (BLAC) is to build a multi-state campaign that amplifies black voices, dismantles the colonized narrative of Appalachia, and uses story-based strategies and solutions that center the voices and lived experience of Black Appalachians.

Braddock Inclusion Project The Braddock Inclusion Project is an organization addressing poverty, economic exclusion, systematic oppression and the historic erasure-related issues impacting the residents of Braddock, PA. Environmental racism and Braddock, PA’s toxic footprint is emblematic of what it means to suffer environmental injustice in America. Nobody invested in the community’s future can afford to ignore it.

Buckeye Environmental Network Buckeye Environmental Network (BEN), formerly Buckeye Forest Council (BFC), works to support grassroots environmental and environmental justice organizing and to protect Ohio’s native forests. Working with grassroots community groups, we provide activists the tools and support needed to mobilize their communities for effective action against the harms caused by corporate assaults, aided as these assaults are by state and federal government agencies. We foster public pressure on government and corporations to protect communities and Ohio’s environment. Through community action and ecological protection, we seek fundamental changes that improve our relationships with each other and the land.

CELDF The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) is building a movement for Community Rights and the Rights of Nature to advance democratic, economic, social, and environmental rights – building upward from the grassroots to the state, federal, and international level. Our mission is to build sustainable communities by assisting people to assert their right to local self-government and the rights of nature.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation In 1986, with Pennsylvania established as a full partner in the Bay cleanup, CBF opened its Harrisburg office. Reducing contaminated agricultural runoff by working with local farmers, fighting to save the habitat of the iconic brook trout, connecting students to the value of the waters around them, and advocating for wise stormwater management, are just a few examples of CBF's commitment to a clean-water future in Pennsylvania.

Citizens Coal Council In 1989 groups from Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Virginia, the Rocky Mountain Region, and the Navajo Nation, formed Citizens Coal Council (CCC), a coalition designed to give a national unified voice for all coalfield citizens. CCC addresses the core problems in the coalfields: the unequal distribution of power between the coal industry and citizens, an imbalance used by the industry to severely degrade the environment and deny citizen rights.

Citizens to Protect Oakmont A small group of Oakmont residents working to educate the community on the environmental and health related concerns associated with fracking.

Clean Power PA The Clean Power PA Coalition is a group of more than 40 clean energy, business, faith, and community leaders committed to protecting Pennsylvania’s environment and powering its economy through clean energy. Pennsylvania is poised to become a leader in renewable energy, creating thousands of sustainable jobs, reducing carbon pollution, and keeping our air and water clean in the process. PA Clean Energy Initiative, through its campaign Clean Power PA, advocates for the policies and investments that can bring our clean energy future to fruition.

Climate Reality SW PA Climate Reality: Pittsburgh & SWPA is a community of concerned Southwestern Pennsylvania citizens and neighbors who are addressing the climate crisis in our own backyard. We couldn't be any more proud that Mayor William Peduto has reaffirmed Pittsburgh’s support for the monumental Paris Agreement and pledged that Pittsburgh will be 100 percent renewable by 2035. In October 2017, Pittsburgh welcomed The Climate Reality Leadership Corps's largest training to date, as more than 1,300 climate trainees from 130+ countries arrived in our city for the three-day event led by Former Vice President Al Gore. Many of us are those trainees – now fully certified Climate Reality Leaders and united together in Southwestern Pennsylvania – and we're more prepared than ever to demand that policymakers leave dirty fossil fuels behind.

Communities First – Sewickley Valley Communities First is a group committed to protecting the health, safety and environment in the Sewickley Valley. Our focus is on the impact the Shell Polymers ethane "cracker" plant and the spreading petrochemical-plastics industry will have on our communities. We are alerting, educating and mobilizing our residents to protect our quality of life.

The Compost People The Compost People is a residential compost pick-up service that cares about decreasing waste and environmental impact while improving soil for generations to come. We want to help you do the same. We think you will agree that it's time for all of us to start doing everything we can to preserve our earth. Composting is a scientifically proven method of reducing carbon/methane emission! It also greatly reduces landfill use and instead closes the loop on food waste by giving it a second life as a beneficial use material. We have a responsibility to future generations to improve the health of our earth. Composting is an important part of that goal.

Concerned Ohio River Residents We are Ohio Valley citizens concerned about the extremely detrimental toll that the petrochemical and oil & natural gas industries will take on our health, air, water and future. We're organizing to protect our beautiful Ohio Valley from these toxic polluters. We are supported by our partner grassroots organizations – national and local.

Congress of Neighboring Communities (CONNECT) The Congress of Neighboring Communities is a nonpartisan initiative that convenes neighboring municipalities, including the city of Pittsburgh, that share borders, challenges, and opportunities in Allegheny County, PA. We provide resources, research, relationships, and opportunities to work together. The CONNECT network serves as both a policy think tank and membership organization, housed in the University of Pittsburgh's nationally-ranked policy school, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. The Infrastructure & Utilities Coordination Working Group has developed a draft plan for Allegheny County local governments to address climate change.

CREATE Lab The CREATE Lab is both a technology breeding ground and a community partner. It is this unique combination that enables a new form of local change: one that empowers the citizens to chart their technology future and, most important of all, their community's prospects for quality of life.

Dianne’s Dishware RENTAL SERVICE helping to make events more "green" by providing lovely REUSABLE BAMBOO DISHWARE: Plates: 8 & 10", Cups 8 &12oz, utensils & more.

Environmental Coordination Services and Recycling, Inc (ECS&R) ECS&R, (Environmental Coordination Services and Recycling, Inc.) is headquartered in Cochranton, PA, with recycling centers in Erie, Butler and Eastern Pittsburgh. As of 2019 The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works contracts with Environmental Coordination Services & Recycling Inc to provide both curbside and drop-off options for residents seeking to recycle both e-waste and household hazardous waste.

E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) is a national, nonpartisan group of business leaders, investors, and professionals from every sector of the economy who advocate for smart policies that are good for the economy and good for the environment. Since 2002, E2 has been leading the charge in the Northeast on an ambitious set of issues, ranging from implementation of New York State Energy Plan’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) to supporting Executive Order 2019-1 in Pennsylvania which allows the state to join its neighbors in cutting carbon pollution from power plants by participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Environmental Health Project (EHP) The Environmental Health Project (EHP) is a nonprofit public health organization that assists and supports residents of Southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond who believe their health has been, or could be, impacted by shale gas development (SGD).

The Environmental Justice Committee of the Thomas Merton Center The Environmental Justice Committee of the Thomas Merton Center is one of four committees generated by the Thomas Merton Center. We believe that the health of the Earth Community is the primary responsibility of every person, every community and every nation.

Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) Our mission is to inspire, equip, educate, and mobilize evangelical Christians to love God and others by rediscovering and reclaiming the Biblical mandate to care for creation and working toward a stable climate and a healthy, pollution-free world.

Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services Fair Shake incorporated in April 2013 as the nation’s first 501(c)(3) nonprofit environmental law firm with the mission to open the doors of environmental justice. We provide client-centered legal representation regardless of income to level the playing field for people of modest means, or no means at all.

Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds (FPW) The Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds (FPW) is a grant-making foundation that invests in local efforts to protect healthy natural streams, clean-up and restore degraded streams, and advocate for Pennsylvania’s extensive water resources.

FrackCheckWV If Marcellus Shale gas drilling is conducted in West Virginia, to ensure it is conducted responsibly and safely, this site has been designed to provides readers with information to help influence public policy decisions on the issue.

Free the Planet (FTP) Free the Planet (FTP) is a student environmental organization at the University of Pittsburgh working on campus and in the community to foster awareness about important environmental issues while taking action to resolve them. FTP’s primary goal is to creatively instil a passion for sustainable, environmentally friendly, and healthy living in Pitt’s student body and beyond. FTP regularly organizes educational events, community service, and various action-based campaigns to accomplish this goal.

Fridays for Future PGH Fridays for Future PGH demands climate action now. The climate crisis is urgent, and it will affect every person on earth. We do not have any time to waste in solving the problems we face. We stand for climate justice and a safe and healthy environment for every living being.

Green Building Alliance (GBA) Green Building Alliance (GBA) advances innovation in the built environment by empowering people to create environmentally, economically, and socially vibrant places. Founded in 1993, GBA is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization — and one of the oldest regional green building organizations in the United States. GBA proudly serves Pittsburgh and the 26 counties of Western Pennsylvania, with stakeholders across the Mid-Atlantic, United States, and the world.

Green Sanctuary Program Unitarian Universalist Faithful Response calls us to bring our individual and collective gifts together to act with bold, inspiring, collaborative, networked, and effective leadership to ensure a livable world for all descendants and create climate justice with those who are systemically oppressed. Green Sanctuary provides structure, leadership and support, in broad collaboration, for the UU faith community to engage in an ambitious environmental and climate justice movement that seeks to live fully our seventh and eighth principles and achieve our vision of a sustainable and just world for all.

Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP) Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit citizens' group in Southwestern Pennsylvania working for a healthy, sustainable environment. Founded in 1969, GASP has been a diligent watchdog, educator, litigator, and policy-maker on many environmental issues, with a focus on air quality in the Pittsburgh region.

Halt the Harm Halt the Harm is a people-powered network that connects Leaders and Supporters in the movement to halt the harms of fracking. Our goal is to solve problems, collaborate, share ideas, inspire each other, and halt gas development's impact on our families, communities and environment.

Higher Education Climate Consortium (HECC) MISSION: Actively collaborate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from Pittsburgh’s higher education institutions.
VISION: Strengthen the Pittsburgh region’s position as a leader in climate action by achieving carbon neutrality.

Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) IEN was formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues (EJ). IEN’s activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, health of both our people and all living things, and to build economically sustainable communities.IEN accomplishes this by maintaining an informational clearinghouse, organizing campaigns, direct actions and public awareness, building the capacity of community and tribes to address EJ issues, development of initiatives to impact policy, and building alliances among Indigenous communities, tribes, inter-tribal and Indigenous organizations, people-of-color/ethnic organizations, faith-based and women groups, youth, labor, environmental organizations and others.

Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA) The Energy Efficiency Alliance is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in the Mid-Atlantic through education and awareness. KEEA is Pennsylvania’s trade association for the energy efficiency industry.

LeboGreen LeboGreen is a group of Mt. Lebanon citizen volunteers devoted to conserving energy, water and waste in our community. We work with residents, elected officials, institutions, businesses, non-profits and the Mt. Lebanon Environmental Sustainability Board to educate the local community and to encourage the implementation of sustainable strategies. The Team responds to: global and local economic, social and environmental challenges; to human health needs; and to reducing the effects of climate change on our community and on our neighbors.

Marcellus Protest Working to stop fracking in SWPA. Marcellus Protest is an all volunteer run grassroots organization. We don't have a staff, or an office. We work on a DIY basis (do-it-yourself). We encourage the many people who suggest great ideas, to take one more step: roll up your sleeves & do it! We will help you to get the word out to find folks to work with you.

Mobilfy Southwestern Pennsylvania Mobilify is designed to be the consistent, comprehensive, cross-sector, community-centric ringleader that has been missing from our region’s transportation transformation efforts. It aims to reshape our systems for the 21st Century and correct the sins of 20th, ensuring greater economic mobility through attractive, affordable choices beyond the private automobile and connecting them to equitable community and economic (re)development initiatives. Mobilify will also help advance an emerging Southwestern PA regional transit vision and collaborate with regional leadership.

The Mon Water Project (MWP) The Mon Water Project (MWP) and its Coalition will conserve, restore, enjoy, and protect our neighborhood’s tributary waters to the Monongahela River. We will educate and activate individuals as we plan, partner, and build science-based solutions in our watershed.

The Natural History Museum (NHM) The Natural History Museum collaborates with frontline communities, artists, scientists, and scholars to create new narratives about our shared history and future, with the goal of educating the public, measurably influencing public opinion, and inspiring collective action. Through award-winning exhibitions and films, public events, research and publishing, and campaigns we support community-led land and water defense and spur scientists, heritage professionals, and museums to advance climate and environmental justice. NHM has participated in a number of toxic tour expeditions in PA.

New Sun Rising New Sun Rising (NSR) designs and implements programs that create economic opportunity, solve social challenges, and strengthen community vibrancy. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, we serve as an educator, resource provider, connector, and activator of neighborhood-scale innovation. Our focus is on disinvested communities and how regenerative growth strategies can be utilized for equitable development.

NoPetroPA While Pittsburgh claims to be a “Most Livable City,” that status could be put at risk by a new petrochemical hub seeking to grow up all around it. If “the new Cancer Alley” is not your idea of a healthy place to call home, please speak up and join our cause! We believe that there are many other viable ways to bring jobs and economic vitality to Southwestern Pennsylvania that DON’T require us tolerate the continuing pollution of our air and water. This site is filled with resources and opportunities to get involved, so have a look around! We look forward to seeing you soon.

Ohio River Valley Institute The Ohio River Valley Institute is an independent, nonprofit research and communications center—a think tank—founded in 2020. ORVI’s mission is to support communities in the region working to advance a more prosperous, sustainable, and equitable Appalachia. The Institute produces data-driven research and proposes policies to improve the economic performance and standards of living for the greater Ohio River Valley, with a focus on shared prosperity, clean energy, and equitable democracy.

Ohio Valley Environmental Resistance (OVER) We are committed to stopping the expansion of the petrochemical industry in the Ohio Valley Region.

PA Climate Equity Table We’re building power in communities across Pennsylvania that have been impacted by climate and environmental injustice.

PA Solar Center The Pennsylvania Solar Center is a trusted advisor for potential solar owners going through the solar procurement process, linking them with technical assistance, investors, funding opportunities and qualified solar developers in an effort to make the process of going solar simpler and straightforward. We unify the voices of solar owners, businesses and advocates across the state to speak for favorable solar policies. Removing artificial barriers and improving access to solar technology are crucial components of a just society that allows everyone to enjoy a clean energy future.

PennEnvironment Action for a greener, healthier Pennsylvania. With PennEnvironment, you protect the places that all of us love and promote core environmental values, such as clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, and clean energy to power our lives. We focus on timely, targeted action that wins tangible improvements in the quality of our environment and our lives.

Pennsylvania Action on Climate Pennsylvania Action on Climate is committed to forcing the encounter with corrupt politicians, lobbyists, and their billionaire backers who fuel ecological devastation in Pennsylvania. We conduct nonviolent direct action trainings, and we carry out nonviolent direct actions to demand an end to the bribery that is driving our collective ecocide and polluting us into extinction.

Pennsylvania Climate Convergence The Pennsylvania Climate Convergence is a diverse, inclusive, peaceful gathering organized to demand urgent action by our government to address the climate crisis. The Pennsylvania Climate Convergence's organizers are frontline community members, grassroots organizers, and advocates from across Pennsylvania. We converge annually in Harrisburg with all our supporters to change the conversation on climate change.

Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation (PEDF) The Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation (PEDF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to: educating the citizens of Pennsylvania about state and federal environmental laws, and enabling citizens to use these laws to protect and improve the environment. Where the laws grant citizens the right to pursue litigation for environmental protection, PEDF advises individuals and groups of their rights and enables them to pursue legal action against polluters.

Pennsylvania Forest Coalition The Pennsylvania Forest Coalition is a unique alliance of 4,115 hunters, hikers, anglers, landowners, wildlife-watchers, paddlers, bikers, churches and conservation groups who are united in our concern for the stewardship of our public lands. We link these groups together via timely mailings on important environmental issues.

People Over Petro (POPCO) The People Over Petro Coalition believes People – our health, welfare and interests must be respected and protected over Petro – petrochemicals and the life-cycle impacts of its upstream and downstream industries including plastics. We are a member-driven coalition working to reverse the expansion of the petrochemical industry in the Appalachian Basin and encourage a clean, renewable and regenerative economic foundation. We support good union jobs with family-sustaining wages without devastating low-income communities environmentally and economically.

Phipps Conservatory For the past 125 years, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has excelled in showcasing beauty. Today, this history of excellence serves as a platform to demonstrate that people, plants, health, planet and beauty are inextricably interconnected, and that sustainable action – from the construction of the world’s greenest building to the planting of a raised-bed vegetable garden in a backyard – is the key to ensuring that these critical interconnections are harmonious, mutually beneficial, healthy and preserved for future generations.

Pittsburgh Green New Deal Pittsburgh Green New Deal (PGND) is committed to building a mass movement – locally, nationally and globally – to secure implementation of a Green New Deal. This must involve ending and reversing the damage to our environment, while at the same time ensuring union scale jobs with a special focus on Black and Brown people and displaced fossil fuel industry workers, racial justice, health care, housing, mass transit systems, education, and cultural opportunities – in short mutual respect and quality of life for all people. We will work with organizations and individuals who share this commitment.

Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory The Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water at the University of Pittsburgh bridges efforts in water research, governance, and action. By connecting universities, local governments, non-profits, and community groups, the Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory aims to align efforts across the region. We work to ensure that data and expertise are accessible to those who need it, that research responds to real needs, and that students are prepared to solve real challenges, today and tomorrow. Our clean water future can be found where science and community meet.

Protect Elizabeth Township We fight for the preservation of residential rights, for both current and future residents of our wonderful community of Elizabeth Township. To learn more or join our cause, feel free to contact us today!

Protect Our Children Protecting Our Children is a group of parents and property owners concerned about the potential ill-effects of oil and gas drilling near schools.

Protect PT Protect PT (Penn-Trafford) is a nonprofit an organization dedicated to ensuring residents’ safety, security, and quality of life by engaging in education and advocacy to protect the economic, environmental, and legal rights of the people in Westmoreland and Allegheny counties. Since starting as a group of neighbors working together to protect their neighborhood from fracking in late 2014, Protect PT has grown to a community-based organization with staff, volunteers, and members.

PublicSource PublicSource is the only nonprofit digital-first news organization that lives up to its mission of delivering public-service reporting and analysis in the Pittsburgh region. We are local. We believe in journalism as a public service. We tell stories for a better Pittsburgh.

Radical Support Collective Climate justice is an urgent need, but being in a constant state of urgency and overwhelm prevents us, as changemakers, from doing the transformational work that is needed. We support individuals and teams to do bold, visionary work in a resilient way that sustains them for the long haul. We know that changemakers are most resilient and innovative when they are supported to do their work with clarity, focus, ease, and grace. We offer coaching for individuals and teams, as well as custom-designed workshops, private coaching groups, and public programs.

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh rebuilds homes for low-income individuals with an emphasis on seniors, veterans, and persons with disabilities. The lasting impact of our work is homeowners living safe and healthy lives in stabilized, revitalized neighborhoods. Through our home repair work, case management, and partnerships with valued service agencies throughout Allegheny County, we improve the daily quality of life for our neighbors in need. Our construction professionals provide qualifying individuals with home rehabilitations, energy efficiency upgrades, and safe and healthy housing improvements at no cost to the homeowner.

The Refillery The Refillery x The Local Instead's mission is to reduce single-use plastic and single-use packaging by making reusing & refilling easy, accessible, and affordable. We want to help Pittsburgh reduce our eco-impact by curating locally, ethically, and sustainably made personal care and home cleaning products and refillables. You can find us in Squirrel Hill at 1931 Murray Ave. We are in the same block as Giant Eagle.

Re-imagine Beaver County Re-Imagine! Beaver County is a group of local residents coming together to reimagine a future for Beaver County that makes wise long-term economic, cultural and social development choices for a vibrant and healthy community.

ReImagineJobs Showcase Reimagine the next chapter of our region's future. Welcome to our showcase of local businesses, industries, and organizations that are hiring and fueling the economic development in Southwestern PA and beyond. It is time to learn about sustainable economic development.

Renewables Work for PA Coalition (RW4PA) Renewables Work for PA is a coalition of 100+ renewable businesses advocating for Pennsylvania to modernize its Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards by increasing the percentages of renewable energy.

Save Ohio Parks Save Ohio Parks is an all-volunteer group of Ohioans who are concerned about oil and gas extraction from our public lands — especially our most treasured natural resource: our Ohio state parks, forests, and wildlife areas.

Solar United Neighbors We are a community of people building a new energy system with rooftop solar at the cornerstone. We help people go solar, join together, and fight for their energy rights.

State Impact Pennsylvania StateImpact Pennsylvania is a collaboration among WITF, WHYY, WPSU, and The Allegheny Front. Reporters Anne Danahy, Reid Frazier, Rachel McDevitt and Susan Phillips cover the commonwealth’s energy economy. A reporting project of NPR member stations.

Sunrise Movement Pittsburgh Sunrise is a youth movement to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. We’re building an army of young people to make climate change an urgent priority across America, end the corrupting influence of fossil fuel executives on our politics, and elect leaders who stand up for the health and wellbeing of all people. Sunrise Pittsburgh is also invested in broadening the local climate justice community through workshops, idea exchange, and partnerships with other activists. We welcome your help in building solidarity amongst all justice-seekers in Allegheny County, and beyond.

Sustainable Pittsburgh At Sustainable Pittsburgh, we empower decision-making that builds a fundamentally equitable, resilient, healthy, and prosperous region. Sustainable Pittsburgh works with hundreds of organizations, universities, communities, local governments, and businesses (ranging from mom and pop shops to global companies) on a range of projects to advance policy, share expertise, and strategically build professional networks that advance collective impact.

Third Act Pennsylvania Working Group As experienced Pennsylvanians, we’ve been around long enough to know that NOW is the time for action! Seniors across the state and around the country are linking up – head, heart and hands – to take the entangled fights for climate and democracy to the next level.
The mission of Third Act connects our generation of 60+ Pennsylvanians with progressives of all ages. As founder Bill McKibben recently explained, earthlings really do have a chance to avert the worst of global warming.

Three Rivers Rising Tide 3 Rivers Rising Tide works to confront the root causes of climate change & promote alternatives to the current capitalist, political & economic systems.

TIAA-Divest! TIAA-Divest! was founded in 2019 by Bill Kish and Iris Marie Bloom, who met protesting against the opening of the Cricket Valley fracked gas power plant in low-income Dover, New York. When they learned that TIAA was a major investor in the Cricket Valley, they started the process of uncovering TIAA’s extensive holdings in fossil fuels and deforestation. The group has gathered momentum ever since, with university professors, doctors, students, and retirees joining the struggle. TIAA-Divest has teamed up with Action Aid, Stop the Money Pipeline, the Stop Land Grabs Coalition and As You Sow, among other vital partners. The coordinating committee members are all unpaid volunteers.

Tree Pittsburgh Tree Pittsburgh is an environmental non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing community vitality by restoring and protecting the urban forest through tree planting and care, education, advocacy, and land conservation.

Upper Burrell Citizens Against Marcellus Pollution (CAMP) Working together to protect Upper Burrell. Upper Burrell CAMP are united to ban fracking in their community.

Valley Clean Air Now (VCAN) Valley Clean Air Now seeks to fight for the residents of the Mon Valley who continue to suffer from severe health, economic, climate, and environmental injustice by galvanizing the community to take action through local politics, grassroots organizing, community building, education, and community health initiatives.

Westmoreland Marcellus Citizens’ Group Our mission is to educate communities on the impacts of Marcellus shale drilling on the natural environment, health, and long-term economics and to enact land-use ordinances that will better serve the interest of Westmoreland County residents.

Women for a Healthy Environment Women for a Healthy Environment (WHE) educates individuals about environmental risks to human health, provides action steps communities can take to mitigate those risks, and advocates for solutions to better protect the region. The population served includes parents, students, children, school and early learning personnel, health and community-based organizations, with an emphasis on those living in underserved communities.

350 Pittsburgh
And, finally, yours truly, 350 Pittsburgh is part of an international grassroots movement taking action to end reliance on the fossil-based economy, insure a just transition to a renewable energy economy, and empower people in creating a healthy, equitable global ecosystem for all communities in SW PA and all earth’s inhabitants for generations to come. We are a Pittsburgh-based all volunteer non-profit, part of the international climate movement, and are a project of the Thomas Merton Center.