Going Green

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Less Expensive Green Burials Growing In Popularity

Americans spend $12 billion on funerals each year. Caskets, cremation, headstones – they are all familiar terms. But have you ever heard of a green burial? It’s a trend that’s growing in popularity. In fact, Pennsylvania’s first exclusively green cemetery is located in Pittsburgh.


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Caught Doing Good!

The “Caught Doing Good!” campaign rewards folks for disposing of litter properly!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/25/2012


Students Spread Environmental Awareness

With an important election coming up this year, there are many topics buzzing around that are essential to understand before heading to the voting booth in November. This year especially, the environment and its future […]


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Pittsburgh CAPA Rooftop Goes Green

The best word students at Pittsburgh CAPA use to describe their rooftop playground is ‘barren.’ But with the help of some grant money, that is all about to change.


Redd up Bob Awards 2012

Elliot resident wins at the Redd Up ‘Bob Awards’

Gina Turner, a Clean Pittsburgh steward in the Elliott neighborhood of Pittsburgh was selected “Volunteer of the Year” for 2011. She organizes and leads spring and fall Redd Ups in the neighborhood that contains the […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/30/2012

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Zero Waste Pittsburgh Dumpster Diving

Click here to watch a video of Kyle Winkler, Program Manager of Zero Waste Pittsburgh, a project of the Pennsylvania Resources Council, as he recently took a dive into a South Side dumpster to see what […]


Stash the Trash - KDKA Goes Green

Clean Pittsburgh Commission

The Clean Pittsburgh Commission wants you to join them to help clean-up school yards

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/02/2012

No Crayon Left Behind

Old Crayons Find New Life

No Crayon Left Behind is a non-profit group started by Emily Skopov, a mother of two young children.  Her organization collects crayons that have been briefly used by customers of Pittsburgh-area restaurants.  Crayons that have […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/10/2012

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Municipal Recycling Workshop – March 15th

A recycling workshop for municipal officials is scheduled for March 15, in Cranberry Township.


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Fall Green Tip – Energy Efficiency

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!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/09/2011


Expert Weighs In On How Greener Economy Is Possible

KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore spoke with Harvey Wasserman on his theories about creating a greener earth.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/22/2011