NEXTpittsburgh: Dinette earns Sustainable Pittsburgh’s first Gold Plate

Drew Cranisky August 24, 2015 Sustainability is a slippery thing. We all agree it’s important, but how many of us could actually define it? The word, which is awfully abstract to begin with, continues to get diluted as corporations plaster it all over decidedly unsustainable products and campaigns. It’s a lot to sort out. The […]

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Pittsburgh Magazine: Why This East End Eatery Wins Praise for ‘Sustainability’

Hal B. Klein August 24, 2015 The nonprofit organization Sustainable Pittsburgh last week announced that it now is awarding a “sustainable restaurants” designation to eateries in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Dinette in East Liberty is the first restaurant in the region to be recognized. “I was interested […]

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WESA: Pittsburgh Restaurants Serving Up Sustainability

Emma Gross July 27, 2015 Pittsburgh restaurant owners, chefs and farmers have teamed with Sustainable Pittsburgh to launch the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program, which recognizes southwestern PA restaurants for their efforts in operating energy efficient and socially responsible establishments, especially as the city’s eateries garner increasing national attention. The restaurant industry is the second largest private-sector employer in […]

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South Pittsburgh Reporter: Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program launches in city

July 21, 2015 The Pittsburgh region’s restaurant industry now has another seat at the table for advancing quality of life and competitiveness. Building on the emerging trend of sustainability in the restaurant industry (valuing people and planet in addition to profits), the local nonprofit Sustainable Pittsburgh has announced the launch of the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program, a sustainability performance program providing […]

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NEXTpittsburgh: How sustainable is your favorite Pittsburgh restaurant?

Leah Lizarondo July 18, 2015 According to EcoAmerica, 80% of Americans are concerned about the environment. Couple that with the fact that we spend half our food dollars eating out and there is great potential to affect change in the places we frequent at least five times a week: restaurants. This week, Sustainable Pittsburgh just made it […]

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Trib: Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program open for business

Rex Rutkoski July 16,2015 The possibility that the Pittsburgh region could become a national forerunner in the still-emerging restaurant sustainability movement became a reality July 16. The announcement of the launch of the voluntary Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program, open to all restaurants, focuses on ways in which establishments “value people and the planet, in addition […]

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