Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon: Minimizing Waste

  Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) is an organization that promotes and supports runners in Pittsburgh and is best known for organizing the annual DICK’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. P3R works diligently to host sustainable Marathons as a collaborative effort with environmental organizations to leave our city greener and stronger than ever. P3R was [...]

March 23rd, 2017|news|0 Comments

Forks Up for Sustainability this Earth Day

You go out to eat.  You value sustainability.  This Earth Day, you can put your values where your mouth is by dining at a Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant. Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants help build vibrant communities and support environmental practices in their everyday actions.  Whether by donating food, sourcing local products, recycling or reducing their waste, these [...]

March 21st, 2017|news|0 Comments

PITT OHIO: “We’re Always Thinking Green!”

PITT OHIO provides transportation and logistics solutions across North America, specializing in Supply Chain, Ground, LTL and TL services. Not only are they known for the cordial treatment towards their employers and customers, but they have also dedicated themselves to preserving our environment. They follow the 3 P’s, People, Planet, and Profit, and have implemented [...]

March 20th, 2017|news|0 Comments

UPMC Health Plan: Going Green in Healthcare

Our health and well-being is directly related to the status of our surrounding environment. At UPMC Health Plan, one of the country’s fastest-growing health plans, they are dedicated to environmental sustainability focused on saving energy and reducing costs associated with energy waste. Here are some highlights of UPMC Health Plan’s great environmental accomplishments! Less Paper, Less [...]

March 18th, 2017|news|0 Comments

BikePGH – Keeping Pittsburgh Bicyclists Safe

Trading in four wheels for two is one of the most sustainable options you can make! It’s well-known that bicycles rule the sustainable transportation kingdom as they improve health and provide efficient transportation with zero fuel consumption and zero carbon emissions. However, riding a bicycle is not without its injury risks. BikePGH, a proud 2017 [...]

March 17th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Fairmont Pittsburgh: Ecolution and Environmentalism

The much-anticipated Ecolution Fashion Show will be held on Thursday, April 20th, 2017 in the Main Ballroom of the Fairmont Pittsburgh hotel. Pittsburgh Earth Day is excited to host this event at the revered and spectacular venue for a third year in a row. Fairmont Pittsburgh is not only one of the most stunning and [...]

March 16th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Peoples: Natural Gas is a Cleaner Option

Fossil fuel combustion for energy usage emits a large amount of carbon dioxide, which contributes to global climate change. Two widely used fossil fuels are coal and oil, which are costly and dirty. However, natural gas is a fossil fuel that is environmentally friendly alternative to coal and oil. In fact, it is the cleanest [...]

March 15th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Levin Furniture: Green Initiatives

At Levin Furniture, they are determined to leave the world a better place than how they found it. Not only were they able to recycle 1,732,945 total pounds in 2016, including most mattresses through partnerships with local charities, but they also have a plethora of sustainable initiatives in place in their stores, distribution centers, and [...]

March 13th, 2017|news|0 Comments

PNC: Commitment to Green Building

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, green building is the practice of creating structures that are environmentally responsible and resource efficient from design to demolition. Among other benefits, building to green standards often minimizes land destruction, conserves water, enhances energy efficiency, and reduces waste. The most reputable green buildings receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental [...]

March 10th, 2017|news|0 Comments

IKEA: Sustainable Living Your Way Event

  This Earth Day, on Saturday April 22nd from 9:30am-6pm, IKEA will be holding their Sustainable Living your Way event to promote eco-friendly practices in your home! Check out the great events that they have lined up for the day: Furniture Take Back  If you have an unwanted piece of furniture in your house, bring [...]

March 8th, 2017|news|0 Comments