Goodwill: Approach to Sustainability

“Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is a human service agency and network of not-for-profit businesses whose mission is to help people overcome barriers to employment and enjoy the dignity and benefits of work and improved quality of life.” Goodwill’s mission is to help people improve their quality of life through work and related services. Their good [...]

April 10th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Peoples: Helping Our Community

Peoples, the largest natural gas distribution company in Pennsylvania, has made large strides to ensure environmentally friendly practices in all facets of production. However, they are also devoted to helping businesses and customers utilize green practices to reduce their energy usage. Peoples provides an extensive list of green tips on their website for all to [...]

April 9th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Great Lakes Brewing Company: “You Drink Beer, We Plant Trees”

Through initiatives such as water stewardship, local farming, and waste repurposing, Great Lakes Brewing Co. has established itself as a sustainable brewing company. They have donated over $300,000 to local non-profits in an effort to protect our freshwater resources and have also partnered with local farms to ensure they are purchasing the freshest, most environmentally [...]

April 7th, 2017|news|0 Comments

ALCOSAN: Operating Green

The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) is a nonprofit agency that provides wastewater treatment services to 83 communities, including the City of Pittsburgh. Their mission? To provide cost effective, customer oriented and environmentally conscious wastewater treatment that protects public health and enhances the use of our natural resources. Photo by Stephanie Strasburg | Trib Total Media [...]

April 5th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Ecolution Fashion Show: The Planets …. Preserving the Wonders of the Universe

Pittsburgh Earth Day 2017 announces the third annual Ecolution Fashion Show taking place on Thursday, April 20th, 2017 in the Main Ballroom of the Fairmont Hotel from 7PM-10PM. As part of the Pittsburgh Earth Day celebration, Ecolution kicks off this weekend-long festivity with a presentation of high-end, eco-friendly couture on one of Pittsburgh’s most unique [...]

April 4th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Renee Piatt: Natural Beauty

Photograph by Cayla Zahoran, Whirl Magazine Inspired by music, art, nature, and travel, Renee Piatt launched her jewelry line the “Renee Piatt Collection” in 2013 to great success. Her pieces are worn by free-spirited women everywhere, as they revel over her one-of-a-kind jewelry that evoke the earth, ocean, and sky. Her use of [...]

March 28th, 2017|news|0 Comments

UPMC Health Plan – Making Our Community a Little Greener

Image Courtesy of GTECH Strategies While UPMC Health Plan is renowned for their commitment to providing its members better health, more financial security, and the peace of mind they deserve, they are also deeply devoted to making a positive environmental impact in Pittsburgh. Recently, UPMC Health Plan has supported GTECH Strategies, Grow Pittsburgh, and [...]

March 27th, 2017|news|0 Comments

ALCOSAN: Green by Mission, Green by Choice

What does a wastewater treatment facility have to do with Earth Day? Just about everything. The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) provides services to 83 municipalities, and that means its plant on Pittsburgh’s North Side treats as much as 250 million gallons a day and returns it to the Ohio River. When that water splashed [...]

March 25th, 2017|news|0 Comments

PNC: Environmental Excellence

As one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, PNC recognizes its responsibility to best serve all of its stakeholders, including its employees, customers, shareholders and communities. It also is constantly seeking new ways to reduce its impact on the environment while promoting environmentally-responsible business practices. Recognizing that its largest impact on the environment stems from [...]

March 24th, 2017|news|0 Comments