Post-Gazette: Get the inside scoop on 3 Downtown Pittsburgh restaurants (*update: 2 Downtown restaurants)

September 26, 2018 Rebecca Sodergren *UPDATE: We apologize for the short notice but due to circumstances beyond our control, this tour has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for future neighborhood tasting tours!* Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants is giving food nerds the inside scoop on three Downtown restaurants. Doors Open Pittsburgh annually features Insider Tours two days […]

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NEXTpittsburgh: The latest public art project coming to Pittsburgh: used straws from local restaurants?

August 20, 2018 Bill O’Toole Did you sip from a disposable straw today? While Starbucks is busy phasing them out and Amazon is selling a rainbow of stainless steel options to replace landfill-clogging plastic straws, Pittsburgh’s restaurants are taking an even more creative approach. They’re making something beautiful. The Straw Forward campaign is combining environmental […]

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Pittsburgh Today Live: Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant & Spirit

Rebecca Bykoski, Tom Barr, and Kelsey Sheridan stop by PTL to talk about the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant Program and Spirit! Watch Segment >>

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Straw Forward

The Incline: How to help turn 1 million straws into public art in Pittsburgh

July 20, 2018 Rossilynne Culgan More than a dozen local restaurants are trying to collect a million drinking straws through early fall so an artist can turn the ubiquitous plastic tubes into a public sculpture in Pittsburgh. “We just really saw this opportunity especially with all of the attention that’s being put toward plastic straws […]

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Pittsburgh Today Live: Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant & Burgh’ers

Rebecca Bykoski and Fiore Moletz stop by Pittsburgh Today Live to talk about the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program and Burgh’ers. Watch here >> 

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Straw

Post-Gazette: The last straw: Efforts aim to reduce polluting piece of plastic

Marie Fazio June 18, 2018 When Tori Maatta of Oakland goes out for a meal at a restaurant or orders a drink at a bar she always tells servers that she doesn’t need a straw. She’s usually carrying a retractable reusable one on her keychain. She can’t help that servers often bring them out before […]

News, Press, Straw Forward
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