Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe.
If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 to midnight on Thursday, Dec. 14

Office of Sustainability

What we do

The Office of Sustainability (OOS) works with partners around the City to improve quality of life in all Philadelphia neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter future. OOS is responsible for implementing Greenworks Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan which is made up of eight visions:

  • Access to healthy, affordable, and sustainable food and drinking water
  • Breathe healthy air inside and outside
  • Efficiently use clean energy that they can afford
  • Prepared for climate change and reduce carbon pollution
  • Benefit from parks, trees, storm­water management, and healthy waterways
  • Access to safe, affordable, and low-carbon transportation
  • Waste less, and keep our neighborhoods clean.
  • Benefit from sustainability education, employment, and business opportunities

Connect

Address
One Parkway Building
1515 Arch Street, 13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email sustainability@phila.gov
Social

Events

  • Dec
    13
    2017 Holiday Lights Bike Ride
    5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
    1300 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA

    2017 Holiday Lights Bike Ride

    December 13, 2017
    5:30 pm to 9:00 pm, 4 hours
    1300 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA
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    This is a FREE event for anyone to attend, with perks if you donate now. Donate just $5 in advance to get entered into our holiday bike raffle.  Donate $35 or more in advance to get all of the BCGP membership benefits, plus 5 entries into our holiday bike raffle. The bike up for grabs? A brand new 17" Gold Fuji Cambridge!

    New members will also be entered into our Fuji Origami folding bike giveaway!

    http://bicyclecoalition.nonprofitsoapbox.com/hlr

  • Dec
    13
    City Lobby: Race and Public Space
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Pipeline Philly - 30 South 15th Street Philadelphia, PA, 19102

    City Lobby: Race and Public Space

    December 13, 2017
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, 2 hours
    Pipeline Philly - 30 South 15th Street Philadelphia, PA, 19102
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  • Dec
    14
    Philadelphia Land Bank Board Meeting
    3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    1234 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

    Philadelphia Land Bank Board Meeting

    December 14, 2017
    3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, 1 hour
    1234 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
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