Sawyer Sidelinger is Systems Administrator at Sustainable Pittsburgh. Before coming to Sustainable Pittsburgh, Sidelinger worked to integrate sustainable systems into contract food service at both the elementary and university level. His passion for nutrition, wellness, and social justice, allowed him to develop impactful sustainability programs that aimed to provide a low impact, nutritionally balanced, and socially equitable meal service.
Sidelinger earned a master’s degree in Sustainability and a Master of Business Administration degree from Chatham University. They also earned the LEED GA credential expanding their experience into built spaces.
Sidelinger works to support organizations and individuals to help bring lasting systemic change that uplifts communities with the hope of achieving a sustainable future for all.
Organizational Strategies: Data Management of Sustainability
Data and sustainability performance go hand-in-hand. Gain insights on measurement and the benefits of communicating sustainability goals with employees to encourage organizational buy-in. Use Sustainable Pittsburgh’s tools to prioritize action, track change and speak to demonstrated progress.
Public Health: Food Systems and Nutrition
Food systems, sustainability and food access. Food access and sustainability work hand in hand. Climate change is drastically changing our ecosystem, which impacts how and where we grow food and in turn, how much that food costs. Environmental changes and systemic oppression are major issues facing equitable access to nutritious food.