• Play in the Dirt!

    This summer GTECH's network is installing over 20 vacant lot projects throughout the Great Pittsburgh Region. Want to get your hands dirty? Check out our event calendar for upcoming volunteer days.

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  • Save the Date - 4th Annual Two Wheels Lots of Green Bike Ride.

    Our annual bike tour for Bike Pgh's Bike Fest will take place August 22, 2015. This year we will be cruising more than 15 miles of Pittsburgh's Northside and exploring community-driven green spaces.

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  • Data for All!

    Are you a community organization in Allegheny County looking to collect data is a standardized and sharable way? Consider joining the Pittsburgh Local Data Collaborative.

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  • There are Lots to Love in Pittsburgh

    With over 45,000 vacant lots in Allegheny County, there are a lot of lots in need of some love. Help us test a resource that will help citizens and communities reclaim vacant land in their neighborhoods.

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Upcoming Events

Aug 22, 2015

4th Annual Two Wheels Lots of Green Bike Ride

Join us for our 4th annual project showcase and fundraiser Two Wheels Lots of Green. The event is a bike tour […]

Jul 11, 2015

Volunteer Day, Northside Ambassador Mark

Volunteer Day at the Terraced Sidelot Bioswale with ReClaim Northside Ambassador, Mark Rawlings. To join us, email Lydia Yoder >

Jul 17, 2015

Volunteer Work Day: Green Playces Northside

Join us on our 1st Work Day to start building a fence around the site while prepping the area for […]

what’s new?

Jul 1, 2015

11 Pittsburgh-based grad students are mapping what the Northside has to offer

Have you heard of these spots in the Northside? This summer I am one of a group of local graduate students that […]

Jun 29, 2015

GTECH Featured on WPXI

This past Friday, GTECH was featured on the Proud to be from Pittsburgh segment on local Pittsburgh news station WPXI-TV. Watch […]

Jun 24, 2015

Meet Hank – The ReClaim McKeesport Superhero

Meet Hank. He is McKeesport’s resident superhero. His superpower – helping fight blight alongside his neighbors. Here he is, taking […]

Our Mission

GTECH (Growth Through Energy and Community Health) Strategies is a nonprofit that is dedicated to cultivating the unrealized potential of people and places to improve the economic, social and environmental health of our communities.