Earth day is here! The Mt. Lebanon Earth Day missed their 50 year anniversary last year. They are back for 2021! The festival will be virtual, taking place on April 22 (12pm start time). The earth day festival highlights environmental initiatives by residents, businesses, and governments. Their goal is to “inspire and to educate our community about all things green”. 

Image via: Earth Day in Mt. Lebanon, Facebook

This year’s Earth Day festivities include music, meditation, yoga, water and waste conservation info, air quality, and wellness and human information. 

Through the virtual fest, you’ll be able to view educational and inspirational information provided by vendors, artists and nonprofit organizations in two ways.

Sustainable Topic Areas! 

Learn about energy, water, stormwater, waste, air quality, human health, wellness, local partners. These topics will include links to websites and 5-10 minute videos introducing local organizations, their services and products. 

Activity Tent Areas! 

Visitors can view 20-30 minute educational videos or workshops relevant to the Sustainable Topic Areas. Sit back and enjoy!  

The Pennsylvania Resources Council will be offering composting and rain barrel workshops, which will include compost bins and rain barrels. Register here for these workshops.

The event is by LeboGREEN, a group of Mt. Lebanon citizen volunteers devoted to conserving energy, water and waste in the community. LeboGREEN helps to “reduce the effects of climate change on our community and on our neighbors.”

Make sure to check out the Story Map (fun for all age groups) which connects visitors to Youtube channels!

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Josh McCann

Josh has been writing for Made in PGH since 2018, where he writes about upcoming events. He’s a Point Park University graduate and teaches high school English. In his free time you’ll find him playing guitar and writing new songs.

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