green

by Angel Rodrigues

New Roofing Material On Pitt Building Will ‘Eat’ Pollution

The University of Pittsburgh’s Posvar Hall will become the first Pitt building to have a roof that “eats” airborne pollution.

07/10/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Recycling Called “Spotty At Best”

Last year, we found that Pittsburgh Public Schools like Minadeo in Squirrel Hill did not recycle, and that cardboard, bottles and cans – that were actually sorted inside the school – were being thrown in the dumpsters outside and hauled away to landfills with the general trash.

06/07/2014

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Two-Wheeled Commuters Fill Market Square For “Bike To Work Day”

Bicycles packed Market Square Friday morning as dozens of people took part in Bike to Work Day.

05/16/2014

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Soldiers & Sailors Hall Getting Green Makeover

Even a grand old building like Soldiers and Sailors Hall is not immune to the elements.

04/22/2014

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Earth Day Freebies!

In addition to the city’s tree giveaway, many stores are offering freebies in celebration of Earth Day.

04/22/2014

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Two Dozen Pennsylvania Schools Labeled As “Greenest”

Two dozen Pennsylvania colleges and universities are among the Princeton Review’s “greenest” schools.

04/18/2014

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Deal Collapses To Preserve Pristine Land In Richland Twp.

For years it was an eyesore in Richland Township, rusting greenhouses on the site of the former Pittsburgh Cut Flowers.

04/04/2014

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State Orders Ash Waste Dump Shut Down

Little Blue is a two-square mile lagoon containing untold tons of coal combustion waste, and folks who live nearby say it’s made their lives a misery.

04/03/2014

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Top Ways To Make An Office Green (And Save Money)

Going green in your office can do more than just create a healthier environment, it can also create a healthier bottom line.

03/24/2014

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Pittsburgh Prepares For St. Paddy’s Day Celebrations

You may already know that the first Mayor of Pittsburgh, Ebenezer Denny, was an Irishman.

03/04/2014

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New Year Means New Light Bulb Regulations

Get ready to say goodbye to the light bulbs we all grew up with.

12/30/2013

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Electric Cars: Are They Worth The Price?

The idea of paying $3 a month for gas for your car sounds like a fairytale. But that is exactly what KDKA’s John Shumway found when he visited a man in Bethel Park who is celebrating the first anniversary of his electric car by taking it to the gas station for the very first time.

12/05/2013

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State Utility Agency Has A Black Friday Way To Save

Pennsylvania’s public utility regulators have an idea to save money on Black Friday.

11/29/2013

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Baldwin Students Unveil Green Project To Help Reduce Flooding On Route 51

It’s a scene that has become all too familiar – Route 51 a raging rapids, unable to handle storm water.

10/29/2013

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Allegheny Land Trust Working To Restore Old Flower Nursery Site Back To Its Glory Days

As the snow flew back in February, there was little left to remember the once 10 million roses a year glory days of the Pittsburgh Cut Flower Nursery.

10/24/2013

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