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State Grants Extension To Add ‘Green’ Solutions To Sewer Woes

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 […]

03/31/2015

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Peduto, County Officials Seek ‘Green’ Solution To Water & Sewer Overhaul

The overhaul of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s antiquated water and sewer systems is estimated at between $2-$3 billion.

03/24/2015

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City Poised To Reconsider Rules As Woman Tries To Start Goat Grazing Business

Would you consider hiring a herd of goats to eat your weeds?

03/20/2015

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Pennsylvania Resources Council Announces 2015 Collection Events

Do you have any old electronics or chemicals laying around that you don’t know how to get rid of?

03/20/2015

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Sea Of Green Flocks Downtown For Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Downtown Pittsburgh has gone green this weekend.

03/14/2015

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Phipps’ Center For Sustainable Landscapes Honored For Energy Efficiency

Phipps Conservatory is being honored for its Center for Sustainable Landscapes.

03/11/2015

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Green Solutions Seen For Dye Test Mess

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.

12/30/2014

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PRC: 3 Easy Ways To “Recycle Your Holiday”

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.”

12/29/2014

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Green Solutions Could Help Lower Cost Of Water & Sewer Overhaul

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.

11/19/2014

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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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