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Fight Climate Change at Home with these Local Organizations
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Fight Climate Change at Home with these Local Organizations

Give back to your community by joining these organizations for a more sustainable city

With the oncoming warmer weather, striving for a cleaner Philadelphia will be no easy feat. Climate change often feels like a problem that goes beyond an individual’s capability to solve.

However, there are local organizations calling for your help to work towards an eco-friendly future, showing that the solution takes everyone’s hands.

PennEnvironment makes strides in environmental advocacy

PennEnvironment
Photo: Lexy Pierce Photography

This Philly & Pittsburgh-based organization advocates for a greener, healthier Pennsylvania to protect the rivers, parks, and natural environment of Pennsylvania.

PennEnvironment tackles numerous issues such as protecting the clean water of the Delaware River Watershed, single-use plastic and renewable energy with coalitions by working with legislators

PennFuture sprints towards a greener future for Pennsylvanians

PennFuture
Photo: In Between Rivers

PennFuture is a nonprofit watchdog that focuses on creating a clean energy economy in Pennsylvania and informs the public on how to reduce a fossil fuel-led industry.

The organization touches on several aspects of tackling environmental issues through legal, policy, and outreach solutions. Victories include assistance in the Alternative Energy Investment Act, with $180 million for solar. Another campaign is the Keep Philly Green & Water Clean Campaign, to improve Green Stormwater Infrastructure.

Participate in PennFuture’s call to action by joining their ACE Program to become a Citizen Advocate.

Clean Water Action swims to protect our drinking water

plastic bag rally city hall philadelphia 2019
Maurice Sampson (Far left) at plastic bag rally in September 2019

Clean Water Action is on a mission to protect drinking water and clean up polluted waterways.

Join Clean Water Action in the fight, from asking the EPA to drop one of its “Secret Science” Proposal to asking retailers to take out toxic chemicals from their products and packaging.

Trash Academy educates the public on litter management in the local Philadelphia area.

Trash Academy
Photo: Lexy Pierce Photography

Designed to combat the nickname of ‘Filthadelphia,’ Trash Academy is a project of the Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Restored Spaces Initiative, using the arts to bring people together for a cleaner city.   

Trash Academy’s programs include convening residents, engaging community members and grassroots solutions, like their Fall plastic bag billboard campaign.

Learn more about its trash mobile and find green resources on its website.

Philly Thrive works on climate justice and clean air

Philly Thrive

Philly Thrive fights for a transition to a just economy with clean jobs. They played a large role in the recent victory against the PES refinery in South Philadelphia.

Join their virtual assembly on April 28th or become a member on their website.


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