Student-Led Initiatives & Projects

Students are imperative leaders in creatively creating and revolutionizing sustainability approaches at the the University of Pittsburgh by building innovative projects that help every individual, our community, and our ecosystems all thrive.

Pitt Bike Cave

An inclusive bicycle cooperative, maintenance, & teaching shop open to students, employees, and the public.  Come repair your bike, receive safety and educational materials, participate in workshops, and gather as a community.

University of Thriftsburgh

A student-run thrift store, encouraging
sustainability, social justice, and vintage outfits
for all! Buying secondhand clothing
reduces textile waste, cuts carbon,
and builds a culture of re-use.

Solar picnic tables at Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh 2022

Pitt Green Fund

Supported by the SGB student activities fee, the student-run Pitt Green Fund funds and supports student-initiated projects and programs that prioritize sustainability, helping make Pitt a more environmentally friendly and socially equitable place.