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

Events

Electronics Recycling Days

August 7 - October 2,2021

Moon Township's Environmental Advisory Council, in partnership with JVS Environmental, hosts electronics collection days to gather unused and unwanted electronic items. These events collect electronic items only, including printers, copiers, computers, laptops, and televisions. Only one television per vehicle will be accepted. These events will be held at the Public Works Garage, 1115 Stevenson Mill Road, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

Glass Recycling Events

August 14-19, & October 9-14, 2021

Moon Township's Environmental Advisory Council hosts Glass Recycling Events. These events will be held at the Public Works Garage, 1115 Stevenson Mill Road, Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.



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


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