As sustainability challenges grow, the need for educated risk-taking leaders becomes crucial. At the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment at Chatham University, young individuals blossom into sustainability leaders through a well-rounded and innovative education. With the support of dedicated professors, students are provided with the tools to solve environment-related challenges. The Falk School was [...]
The environment that surrounds us can directly affect our health, making it very important to protect it. Air pollution due to dirty emissions can lead to respiratory issues such as asthma, and rising global temperatures can make climate-sensitive diseases more prevalent. That’s why UPMC Health Plan is dedicated to being an environmental steward and working [...]
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 [...]
We are thrilled to celebrate our third year of Pittsburgh Earth Day with an abundance of exciting, eco-savvy festivities! This year, our From Steel to Sustainable theme lives on as we continue to commemorate Pittsburgh’s past, sustainably innovative present, and Green future. On Thursday, April 20th through Saturday, April 22nd, join us for a citywide celebration [...]
https://youtu.be/qy4xgnFuQwc We are thrilled to share with you the official Pittsburgh Earth Day 2016: From Steel to Sustainable video. Thank you to our sponsor UPMC Health Plan for exemplifying the essence of the 2016 event theme in this incredible video.
This year, Pittsburgh Earth Day has teamed up with Sustainable Pittsburgh to recognize restaurant leaders for their environmental and community-driven efforts. Visit the list below to learn about special menu offerings by Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants. What is a Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant? Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants commit to actions such as buying local, donating food, or recycling—among many [...]
Celebrate Earth Day and treat your body well with a mid-day pick-me-up on Friday, April 22nd at 12:00 & 1:00 PM for FREE yoga and mindful meditation at the Sustain Your Self Pop Up Yoga at the WinterGarden at PPG! This event is made possible by South Hills Power Yoga and Whirl Magazine.
Fashion and style can be found at any price, anywhere, and in all different forms! But buying used or thrifted clothing contributes to a more sustainable planet, reducing waste in our landfills. Luckily, thrifting and secondhand fashion continues to be an integral part of street style! Still haven’t found your personal style? You may discover [...]
Developed according to sustainable design and construction guidelines, Fairmont Pittsburgh has received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) certification at the Gold level from the United States Green Building Council – complementing Fairmont’s philosophy of operational sustainability and responsible tourism. We are thrilled to be partnering with the Fairmont Pittsburgh this Pittsburgh Earth [...]
Pittsburgh Earth Day 2016 announces the Ecolution Fashion Show taking place on April 21st, 2016 in the Main Ballroom of the Fairmont Pittsburgh from 7PM-10PM. As part of the second annual Pittsburgh Earth Day celebration, Ecolution kicks off this weekend-long celebration with a presentation of high-end, eco-friendly couture on one of Pittsburgh’s most unique runways. [...]