The Black And Gold City Goes Green
The Black And Gold City Goes Green
Pittsburgh total reduction since March 2009: 4,155,651 lbs. of carbon dioxide per year!
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See that tally above?
That's how much CO2 you and your neighbors have saved -- so far. Tell us what you're doing to help that number grow!
Go to our Report Your Actions page to let us know how you're making Pittsburgh cooler!


Neighborhood Blitzes

      What is a Neighborhood Blitz?

A Neighborhood Blitz is an event that grew from a pilot project and has been adopted by many Pittsburgh neighborhoods. The event entails Black and Gold City Goes Green volunteers going door-to-door handing out energy- and water saving tools such as CFL light bulbs, smart power strips, and LED nightlights.  These tools help folks save energy and money in their homes and in turn reduce their carbon dioxide emissions.

We want to extend a huge thank-you to the volunteers who helped make our Mt. Washington Neighborhood Blitz so successful despite the dreary weather.  With their help we delivered 137 bags to neighbors in Mt. Washington which helped avoid more than half-a-million pounds of CO2 from being emitted. Way cool for just a couple hours of their time!











When is the next Neighborhood Blitz?

Our next blitz is tentatively scheduled for September 2014 in Elliott.  Stay tuned for more information about ways you can get involved!



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Power Your Home With CLEAN ELECTRICITY!

You have the power to choose where the electricity you use in your home comes from!
Visit www.papowerswitch.com to learn more about the process and how you can easily make the switch.  For a list of renewable electricity generated in Pennsylvania, click here.



The Black and Gold City Goes Green campaign aims to reduce residential carbon pollution in the wonderful city of Pittsburgh.

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