There is a big problem with the sewers in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Fixing it could mean $2-3 billion dollars – a cost which could be passed on to taxpayers.
Today is Earth Day and Pittsburgh has made huge strides in becoming more environmentally-conscious over the last few years.
Do you have any old electronics or chemicals laying around that you don’t know how to get rid of?
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – State environmental officials have granted a request to give the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County more time to include more “green” solutions to the region’s sewer system problems. The antiquated sewers […]
The overhaul of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s antiquated water and sewer systems is estimated at between $2-$3 billion.
Would you consider hiring a herd of goats to eat your weeds?
Downtown Pittsburgh has gone green this weekend.
Phipps Conservatory is being honored for its Center for Sustainable Landscapes.
Plenty of people around western Pennsylvania are staring down thousands of dollars’ worth of repairs, all because their downspouts are tied into the wrong system.
Holiday memories should last forever, but the many materials used to celebrate the season should find new purposes through recycling. The Pennsylvania Resources Council offers three ways to conveniently “recycle your holiday.”
There will be a massive overhaul of our water and sewers over the next decade. It’s meant to clean up our rivers and streams, but it’s going to cost you plenty in rate increases.
The University of Pittsburgh’s Posvar Hall will become the first Pitt building to have a roof that “eats” airborne pollution.
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.
Bicycles packed Market Square Friday morning as dozens of people took part in Bike to Work Day.
Even a grand old building like Soldiers and Sailors Hall is not immune to the elements.