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The Sustainability Program

Allegheny Green is a comprehensive initiative to promote sustainable practices within County government through county-wide policies, programs, and green projects.

Allegheny Green focuses on external leadership activities and internal practices, specifically our physical plants and assets, how we conduct business, and the critical role of our staff. We are leading by example with programs such as the green roof demonstration project, and by setting aggressive goals for reducing energy and water consumption.

Allegheny County encourages residents, businesses, and municipalities to also implement sustainable practices that support economic interests in an environmentally appropriate and equitable manner.

Our collective goal is to reduce the County’s ecological footprint.

What's New?

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Allegheny Green +
Innovation Festival (AGIF)
 

Saturday, September 27th
11 am - 4 pm

Hartwood Acres Amphitheater
 

AGIF is a sustainable living festival featuring over 60 local exhibitors - non-profits, local government and green businesses - selected to highlight innovation and sustainability in our region.

Join us and learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and green your community!  Interactive, educational exhibits - bike powered squirt guns, herb tasting, holistic health, renewable energy, alternative transportation, stormwater retention, etc - will engage all age groups. 

Don't miss the Recycled Costume Parade, and Hay Day - a fun-filled family event featuring a petting zoo, tractor rides, arts and crafts, and other activities for individuals, kids and families.

And be sure to dine on delicious, local food!

AGIF is a ZERO WASTE EVENT and is powered by ZERO FOSSIL. 

See you at the AGIF!