PITT OHIO: Exceptional environmental and energy performance

PITT OHIO has exciting plans in the coming years to improve sustainability within its organization.  In 2018 PITT OHIO’s Pittsburgh Terminal received its official LEED Gold Certification and the company continues to make green improvements to the facility and property.  Most recently, the company added a third wind turbine in Cheswick, PA to power its [...]

2019-03-05T21:26:22-04:00March 5th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Alcosan: A cleaner, greener future.

ALCOSAN provides wastewater treatment for most of Allegheny County and, as such, is dedicated to improving the quality of the region’s waterways. Earth Day is a reminder that we all can contribute in ways large and small. On the small end, one way ALCOSAN employees observe Earth Day is by taking to the streets near [...]

2019-03-05T21:24:19-04:00March 5th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Millcraft: Investing in Sustainable Development

Millcraft is a Western Pennsylvania real estate developer and management company with a successful history of creating and maintaining large-scale office, retail, and mixed-use developments. Their vision? To be the leader of sustainable development in our region through their six guiding principles: Sustainability, Creativity, Ideas, Integrity, Community Partnership, and Philanthropy. Millcraft has implemented various technologies, [...]

2018-04-15T11:56:36-04:00April 15th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Eco-Friendly Beauty Tips!

The fourth annual Ecolution Fashion show is next week, and we thought this would be the perfect time to share some of our favorite sustainable beauty and fashion trends! Check out our tips to sustainably spice up your beauty routine. Responsible Recycling Let’s face it – cosmetics produce a lot of waste. We can combat [...]

2018-04-13T13:26:21-04:00April 13th, 2018|news|0 Comments

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

As a transportations and logistics provider, PITT OHIO recognizes its impact to the global carbon footprint and is actively trying to implement new practices to reduce their environmental impact. PITT OHIO has gone above and beyond in ensuring that their vehicles and facilities are environmentally friendly. In fact, their commitment is “We’re Always Thinking Green!” [...]

2018-04-12T09:59:56-04:00April 12th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Goodwill SWPA: Environmentally Focused

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. Their mission is environmentally focused, as they have become recognized as a leader for re-use and recycling. Goodwill [...]

2018-04-14T13:00:35-04:00April 9th, 2018|news|0 Comments

7-Day Sustainability Challenge

Do you want to live green but don’t know where to start? Check out our 7-Day Sustainability Challenge sponsored by Dollar Bank to learn simple ways to save water and energy, reduce waste and emissions, and get involved the climate change discussion. Day 1: Buy a Reusable Water Bottle Billions of disposable, plastic water bottles [...]

2018-04-08T10:05:45-04:00April 8th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Great Lakes Brewing Co: Brewing Good

Next time you decide to sit back and relax with a cold beer, consider choosing Great Lakes Brewing Co. The company has been recognized as a leader in sustainable brewing due to their solar energy investments, water stewardship, community service efforts, local farming commitments, recycling and repurposing practices, and responsible purchasing. For Great Lakes, being [...]

2018-04-05T17:43:51-04:00April 5th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Port Authority: Benefiting the Environment

According to the United States Department of Transportation, 29% of greenhouse gas emissions in US are due to transportation. These gases absorb radiation in our atmosphere and contribute to climate change. Luckily for Pittsburgh, Port Authority has established itself as a reliable, affordable, and sustainable provider of public transportation in Allegheny County to help minimize [...]

2018-04-03T16:37:07-04:00April 3rd, 2018|news|0 Comments

UPMC Health Plan: A Champion of Sustainability

Many companies nowadays are working to be more sustainable to help protect our planet and our future generations. However, not every company can achieve the type of distinguished recognition that UPMC Health Plan has for their environmental accomplishments. In 2014, UPMC earned recognition from the Sustainable Business Compact, an initiative of Sustainable Pittsburgh. The Compact [...]

2018-03-29T21:01:53-04:00March 29th, 2018|news|0 Comments