Green Workplace Challenge Deadline Approaching

Last call to sign up: 2013-2014 Pittsburgh Green Workplace Challenge
Sign up deadline is July 31

Dozens of organizations in southwestern Pennsylvania have already signed up for the 2013-2014 Pittsburgh Green Workplace Challenge (GWC).

For everyone else: there is still time to get onboard! The deadline is July 31.

As if saving money and gaining public accolades for your organization’s green achievements wasn’t enough, by signing up for the GWC, your organization is eligible to win prizes that help you ahead of the competition.

All GWC participants signing up by July 31st are entered into a drawing to win a combination of the following (their choice), valued in total at approximately $1,500:
- Energy Audit
- Waste, Recycling, Green Procurement assessment via Pennsylvania Resources Council
- ZipCar credit account
- Green Energy Voucher via Community Energy
- Bicycles for a shared office bike program

Through the GWC, participants track and measure improvements in the areas of energy, water, waste, and transportation over the course of a year. Points are earned based on actions taken.

The GWC is open to businesses, nonprofits, municipalities, and colleges/universities. Participants will compete among peers in their own category type.

Signing up is easy! For more information, please visit and sign up for a “New User Account”. After you create an account, please view the Green Workplace Challenge Quick Start Guide to identify the top ten actions you can take to start saving money.

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