Past Workshops - GWC 2.0 - 3.0


GWC 3.0 Workshop #1: "Getting Started for 2015!"

GWC 3 0 WS1


December 18, 2014


8:30 - 10:30 AM


Two Chatham Center, 4th Floor SPC Conference Center, 112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219


This workshop provided guidance on how to set up your accounts, build your baselines, and start tracking the energy, water, waste, and transportation impacts with Portfolio Manager, the EPA WARM tool, and the Commute Info transportation tracker. Many competition points can be earned by achieving reductions in electric, natural gas, water, waste, and transit impacts. Workshop participants learned how to get these tools set up and set their baselines. At the end of this workshop, organizations were on their way to earn sizable competition points from completing related actions in the GWC competition guidebook.

*** For returning participants, new this year: Determining and setting a legacy baseline ***


8:30 Registration

8:45 Welcome: Matthew Mehalik, Sustainable Pittsburgh

8:50 Congratulations on Competing in the GWC

9:00 Setting up EPA Portfolio Manager

  • Kim Olivito, Sustainability Specialist, FedEx Ground

9:20 Q&A

9:25 Setting up Waste Assessment Tools

  • Simona Loberant, SCA Green Cities Fellow, Sustainable Pittsburgh

9:40 Q&A

9:50 Commuter Baseline Assessments and Using the Commute Info Tool

  • Lisa Kay Schweyer, Program Developer, Commute Info Presentation

10:05 Q&A

10:15 Direct Assistance on Setting up Accounts and Networking

10:30 Formal Program Ends


GWC 3.0 Workshop #10: "Local Food" 


Thursday, September 24, 2015


8:30 AM - 11:00 AM (Registration 8:00 - 8:30 AM)

Breakfast Provided


Pittsburgh Public Market, 2401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222


Parking Information:

Limited street parking near the Pittsburgh Public Market is free for 2 hours. Please pay attention to signage for specific street parking regulations.

There are also privately operated parking lots available. The nearest surface lot is located between 23rd and 24th St. on Penn Ave. for $7 per day. Hourly parking can be found in the Cork Factory Garage at 2350 Smallman Street.

Bike Parking can be found in front of the Pittsburgh Public Market building on Penn Ave., near the 24th St. intersection.


Join us for the tenth and final workshop of the 2014-2015 Pittsburgh Green Workplace Challenge. This workshop will showcase opportunities to integrate local food sources and services into Pittsburgh's workplaces.

Who should attend?

All Green Workplace Challenge participants, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) managers, sustainability managers, business leaders and community leaders who are interested to connect with our region's growing sources and services of local food.


GWC Participants $10

C4S/SP Member GWC Non-participants: $25


 Featured Speakers

  • Rebecca Bykoski, Program Manager, Sustainable Restaurant Designation Program, Sustainable Pittsburgh
  • Kelly James, Market Kitchen Manager, Pittsburgh Public Market
  • Erin Hart, Director, Farm to Table Pittsburgh
  • Jeff Lackey, Implementation Engineer, Woods of Plenty
  • Leah Lizarondo, 412 Food Rescue


8:00 Registration + Breakfast

8:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Matthew Mehalik, Program Manager, Sustainable Pittsburgh

8:40 Food from the Market

  • Kelly James, Market Kitchen Manager, Pittsburgh Public Market

9:00 Food from the Farm

  • Erin Hart, Director, Farm to Table Pittsburgh

9:20 Food from Restaurants

  • Rebecca Bykoski, Program Manager, Sustainable Restaurant Designation Program, Sustainable Pittsburgh

9:40 Short Break

9:55 Green Workplace Challenge Leaderboard and Program Updates

10:05 Food from the Forest

  • Jeff Lackey, Implementation Engineer, Woods of Plenty

10:25 Food from the Community

  • Leah Lizarondo, 412 Food Rescue

10:50 Reflections, Review and End of Main Workshop

11:00 Visit to Pittsburgh Public Market Vendors


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