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Port Authority: Reducing our Carbon Footprint

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, a typical passenger vehicle emits about 4.7 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year. This staggering number is a large contributor to our greenhouse gas emissions. Luckily, public transit services can help reduce congestion on the roads and mitigate our carbon dioxide emissions. Port Authority is Pittsburgh’s public transportation [...]

March 5th, 2017|news|0 Comments

A Guide to Recycling

Who, What, When, Where and Why? We have all heard of the Three R’s of the environment: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. The last of these, recycling, is the act of converting waste into reusable materials. It is an extremely important activity that we should all practice everyday in our homes and our jobs to reduce [...]

March 3rd, 2017|news|0 Comments

Baierl Subaru: Greener Transportation

Baierl Subaru Car dealership is devoted to preserving the environment. We are excited to have them on board as a 2017 Pittsburgh Earth Day sponsor to promote sustainable practices in the car industry! The Subaru Love Promise is a dedication to help our community by partnering with nonprofit organizations in education, health, community, animal organizations, [...]

February 28th, 2017|news|0 Comments

The Falk School of Sustainability & Environment: Greener Learning

The Falk School of Sustainability & Environment at Chatham University was created in June 2009 to honor the legacy of alumna and environmentalist Rachel Carson. The school focuses on research and problem solving and provides an interdisciplinary education to prepare their students to solve challenges related to the environment and sustainability. The school offers six [...]

February 23rd, 2017|news|0 Comments

Save the Bees!

“If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live” For many people, bees are nuisances that are to be avoided at all costs. But bee populations have been declining rapidly over the past few decades. Earlier last week, the Natural Resources Defense Council filed a [...]

February 20th, 2017|news|0 Comments

The Yards at 3 Crossings: Sustainable Living

The Yards at 3 Crossings is one of the most innovative and sustainable apartment residences in Pittsburgh. Located in the Historic Strip District, The Yards offer a wide range of services including a 24-hour concierge service, fitness center, club room, salt water pool & hot tub, dog park, riverfront trail, communal herb garden and so [...]

February 16th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day – Sustainable Dinner Dates

This Valentine’s Day love is in the air and sustainable meals are on the table. Treat your sweetheart to a feast that’s simply delectable, filling, and environmentally-friendly! Don’t worry - going green doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor, romance, or ambiance. In fact, we think knowing our meal has been responsibly sourced makes it even tastier. First [...]

February 13th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Carmeuse: The Natural Solution

Carmeuse is a leading global producer of lime, high calcium limestone and dolomitic stone dedicated to many different uses. Their lime and limestone products are a vital part of important global industries in energy, environmental services, construction and manufacturing. Carmeuse products make air cleaner and water more pure. They make highways last longer. They make [...]

February 2nd, 2017|news|0 Comments

The Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel – Home of Ecolution

The anticipated 2017 Ecolution Fashion Show returns with even more eco-savvy style for this year’s Pittsburgh Earth Day celebration. Honoring our From Steel to Sustainable theme, this "sustainability soirée" will take place on April 20th at the Fairmont Hotel.     A simply breathtaking venue, the Fairmont Hotel happily embraces environmentally sustainable business practices. With their motto "Where [...]

January 23rd, 2017|news|0 Comments