March 2017 - Pittsburgh Earth Day

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 [...]

2017-03-28T10:17:01-04:00March 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 [...]

2017-03-27T17:06:49-04:00March 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 [...]

2017-03-27T17:08:38-04:00March 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 [...]

2017-03-24T09:20:20-04:00March 24th, 2017|news|0 Comments

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 [...]

2017-03-23T11:47:26-04:00March 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 [...]

2017-03-21T15:04:20-04:00March 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 [...]

2017-03-20T09:08:03-04:00March 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 [...]

2017-03-18T13:48:05-04:00March 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 [...]

2017-03-17T10:30:14-04:00March 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 [...]

2017-03-16T09:18:14-04:00March 16th, 2017|news|0 Comments
Go to Top