Goodwill: Approach to Sustainability
“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.” Goodwill’s mission is to help people improve their quality of life through work and related services. Their good [...]
ALCOSAN: Operating Green
The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) is a nonprofit agency that provides wastewater treatment services to 83 communities, including the City of Pittsburgh. Their mission? To provide cost effective, customer oriented and environmentally conscious wastewater treatment that protects public health and enhances the use of our natural resources. Photo by Stephanie Strasburg | Trib Total Media [...]
Gift Wrapping Paper: Reuse, Don’t Recycle!
Now that the holidays are over gift wrapping paper is no longer exquisitely hiding enjoyable secret surprises, but rather garnishing hallways, garbage cans, and recycling bins. But, what should you do with all of this leftover festive paper strewn about? Contrary to popular belief, gift wrapping paper is not typically an accepted recyclable due to its consistency [...]