It’s one more major example of just how huge this Marcellus Shale boom is becoming. Shell Oil may build something called an ethylene cracker – a major petro-chemical plant – in our region. The plant is expected to spawn a whole new industry – producing ethylene – a by-product of shale drilling to make plastics.
The 2011 Steelers season has begun and so will the “Let’s Tackle Recycling” Campaign on September 18.
The David L. Lawrence Convention Center is a LEED certified “green” building. Nothing could be greener than a vegetable garden on the roof.
KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talks to Mark Dixon, producer, and Ben Evans, director, of “Your Environmental Road Trip” or YERT, a project and film about a 50 state “eco-expedition” that highlights environmental waste in America.
If you want an eco-friendly replacement for your old, electric heat pump that could end up cutting your home cooling and heating bills in half, then a Geothermal system just may be the way to go.
The river used as a trash can instead of picking up litter like plastic bags and other debris, maintenance crews who said they were employed by PNC Park were caught on camera blowing trash right back into the water.
Pittsburgh is gaining a reputation as a green city. The U.S. Green Building Council currently reports 48 LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified buildings in the city, including the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and the Heinz History Center Smithsonian Wing.
A brand new recycling program was unveiled in Cranberry Township today. Unlike traditional recycling efforts, with this program, when you pitch in, you can also cash in.
Toss your fruit and vegetable scraps into a worm compost bin and watch as nature’s most efficient recyclers turn your organic kitchen waste into a nutrient-rich organic fertilizer for your plants!
KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore spoke with Harvey Wasserman on his theories about creating a greener earth.
What better way to celebrate Earth Day than to take a ride in Chevy’s half electric, half gas Volt!
It’s a trip usually reserved for big steamboats, like the Mississippi Queen, but a young man from Squirrel Hill is set to travel all the way from the Mon River to the Gulf of Mexico in a kayak. He’s hoping to make a statement with his journey.
It’s been said that ‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.’ These environmentally-friendly local artists are not only helping to make the world a bit more interesting with their works of art, but they’re also helping to do their part to keep the Earth beautiful by practicing the three green Rs: Reduce, reuse and recycle!
by Brittany Paris – Angie’s List Nearly 50 percent of Angie’s List members answering our online poll plan to include green building elements in their home this year, but want to learn more first. For […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – How much does it cost you to run your microwave? How about the washing machine? What about the lights in your bedroom? Technology is now stepping in to answer all those questions […]
A falcon chick living in a nest on the 40th floor of the Cathedral of Learning got a checkup Friday. Officials had to shoo away the falcon chick’s mother, 14-year-old Dorothy, to reach the chick and take it indoors for a veterinary checkup.
KDKA Radio stopped by PRC’s Reusefest in South Side Works on August 11th.
KDKA Goes Green with the Pennsylvania Resources Council. Check out their pictures from the Household Chemical Collection on July 14th!