Moon Township Pennsylvania • 1000 Beaver Grade Road, Moon Township, PA 15108 • 412.262.1700

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Green Initiatives

Green Initiatives

What have we accomplished in recent years?

  • Achieved “GOLD” status through Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification Program.
  • Placed third in small municipality category 2016-2017 Sustainable Pittsburgh Workplace Challenge
  • Placed first in medium municipality category 2017-2018 Sustainable Pittsburgh Workplace Challenge
  • Received Recognition Award for Community Engagement – Sustainable Pittsburgh 2018.
  • Implemented signed resolution and program for Tobacco Free Parks and playground as Tobacco-Free Zones – added signage to all parks.
  • Received Tree City Recognition Award and implanted tree City resolution 2020
  • Key Sustainability staff and EAC Board received Tree tender certification from Tree Pittsburgh 2019\Received Live Well Allegheny Recognition for Wellness and Community Initiatives
  • Implemented and Installed New Moon Park Playground though DCNR Grant with focus on Natural and Native Species Landscaping 2019
  • Designed and Installed Bioswales and Raingarden to manage storm water runoff and Improved accessibility with paved pathways.
  • Hosted educational programs for Rain Barrels (2), Strom Water Run Off (LSS) and partnered with Hollow Oak Land Trust for workshop on Sustainable Lawn care through Allegheny Conservation District Grant
  • Implemented a Moon Farmers’ Market to promote sustainable local agriculture and local business (now in 5th year with 35 vendors.
  • After designation by Tree Pittsburgh as a Community having lost 10% of canopy through development – planted over 50 native species trees, 300 saplings, native shrubs and native plants in all parks.
2020 Sustainability Accolades & Achievements

2020 Sustainability Accolades & Achievements

Award
Gold Certification for its Sustainable Practices
Award
Gold Certification for its Sustainable Practices
Award
1st Year 2018 Tree City USA
Award

Medium Municipality - 1st Time Winner Three-Time Participant



Look for our Green Initiatives booth at all municipal events.

Got big ideas for improving sustainability in the township? Want to volunteer in any of our initiatives?

Contact:
Lora Dombrowski
Green Initiatives Coordinator
412.262.1700
ldombrowski@moontwp.us



Get In Touch

Contact Information

Municipal Building
1000 Beaver Grade Road
Moon Township, PA 15108
412.262.1700


Fill out the form below to get in touch with a member of our townships staff. Or reach us by email at moontwp@moontwp.com or by phone at 412.262.1700.