The Pittsburgh Public School District generates thousands of tons of recyclable waste every year, but environmentalist David Hughes suspects only a small portion of that actually gets recycled.
In the fierce debates over the safety of fracking for natural gas, one group is giving both sides a chance to make their points.
Many Pittsburghers will be hitting the road today on two wheels for “Bike to Work Day.”
Forest Hills is considering allowing people to raise chickens and bees, and the idea is creating quite a buzz.
If you have containers of chemicals that can’t be thrown in the trash or require special disposal, Chemical Collection Day lets you get rid of them.
Earth Day in Pittsburgh celebrates everything a healthy environment gives us: clean air, sparkling rivers, hiking trails and amazing outdoor spaces in our city. Family-friendly festivals, special events and volunteer activities abound not just on April 22 but throughout the later weeks of April in Pittsburgh. Take part in some or all of these activities in our city this Earth Day.
It’s a tradition that dates back to 1869. Through wars, the depression and even a blizzard, Pittsburgh loves its St. Patrick Day Parade. And this year was no exception.
The cost of cleaning our rivers and streams will be astronomical, promising to send your water and sewer bill through the roof over the next decade.
Narrow streets and dense traffic have not deterred increasing numbers of local residents from pedaling to work, or riding their bikes just for fun.
Health food grocery chain Whole Foods Market has pledged to label all Genetically Modified foods by 2018.
Thousands people are expected to flock to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for the annual Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show. Companies will show the latest and greatest products for the home. And one organization will be encouraging people to go green.
Are you thinking about how to reduce your carbon footprint because you’re concerned about the environment? Learn how going green can save you money as you help save the Earth with some tips from Angie’s List.
A plan to ship coal waste on barges from Beaver to Fayette County is not going over well.
Are you tired of rising gasoline prices? Maybe you’d be interested in a car powered by natural gas. It’s cheaper than gasoline and the cars are now becoming available in our area.
Thousands put on their green and flocked to Downtown Pittsburgh Saturday to take in what’s billed as one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the country.