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Sustainability
Resources

Learn about valuable resources related to being more sustainably minded right here in our community. 

What You Need to Know

Energy

​Energy Conservation

  • EPA Energy Star Program

    • Contains tips and projects for improving energy efficiency and choosing energy efficient appliances

Renewable Energy Options

  • Solar Power

    • Pennsylvania Solar Center​

      • Non-Profit providing an online resource hub for Pennsylvania residents and businesses looking to go solar​

    • Solar United Neighbors

      • Non-profit consumer advocate group helping to make going solar easier and more affordable

    • Project Sunroof

      • Estimate the solar savings for your home using Google Earth images

 

 Regional Energy Providers

  • Duquesne Light-Watt Choices Program

    • Contains information on rebates, energy audits, appliance recycling, product marketplace, free energy efficiency kits, and more

  • West Penn Power

    • Contains information on available rebates, energy audits, free energy conservation kits and more

  • Columbia Gas-WarmWise Program

    • Contains information on rebates, energy audits, energy saving tips, and a customer assistance program

  • People's Natural Gas

    • Contains details on their customer assistance program​​​​​​​​
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Water

Recycling and Waste

Transportation

  • CommuteInfo

    • Contains resources for commuting via carpool, cycling, and public transit

  • Port Authority

  • Pittsburgh Transit App

    • Provides all Pittsburgh transit options (T, bus, Healthy Ride, etc in one app)

  • BikePGH

    • Non-profit organization that supports bike & pedestrian initiatives in and around the city

    • Publishes a map featuring all Pittsburgh bike infrastructure 

    • Offers educational guides and classes for more confident urban cycling

    • South Hills Safe Streets is the bike/ped group specific to our area

  • Healthy Ride PGH

    • Rentable bikes with stations located throughout the city of Pittsburgh

    • Easy to use: Once you have an account through the NextBike app, scan a bike and enter the code to unlock ​

    • Affordable: $2 for 30 minutes of riding. Monthly plans available.

    • First 15 minutes free when you link your Connect Card

    • E-bikes will be available in Spring 2022

  • Safe Routes to School

    • As a walking school district, safe walking routes are provided for each school. 

  • Sidewalk Expansion Policy

    • Financial support is available for sidewalk expansion in Mt. Lebanon

  • SPIN Scooters

    • Rentable scooters available throughout the city

  • DEP Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebates​

    • Rebates for new or pre-owned plug-in hybrids, battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell, natural gas or propane vehicles​

Air

  • Open Burn Regulations

  • Smell Pittsburgh App

    • Report foul odors to the Allegheny Health Department

  • Plume PGH

    • Visualization of air quality issues across Allegheny County

  • ROCIS

    • Aims to reduce the impact of exterior environmental pollution in southwestern Pennsylvania to improve healthy and energy efficient indoor environments where we live, work, and learn

    • Monitor the air you breathe using Purple Air MonitorsFind out more about the monitors recently installed by Mt. Lebanon. 

Food

  • Farmers Markets

    • Uptown Market (Saturday morning) - Located in the Uptown Business District, typically runs from May to October

    • Lions Club Farmers Market (Wednesday evening) - Located at the Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran church on Washington Road, typically runs from June to October

    • Farm to Table - Western PA - Provides a comprehensive list of farmers markets and other local food opportunities in the Greater Pittsburgh area

  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)​

    • CSAs ensure you have local, in-season fruits and vegetables from late spring to early fall. You pay an upfront cost in late winter, when the farms are preparing for the upcoming year's planting. Capital is provided when it's needed most. In return, produce is delivered weekly to a nearby drop-off point for pickup. Sometimes additional items, such as eggs or jams, can be included in your order. ​

    • 2021 Guide to CSA programs near Pittsburgh from Good Food Pittsburgh​

    • Local Harvest - Provides details and reviews on available CSAs

Gardening

Disclaimer

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