North Hills Magazine: Eateries, Customers Benefit From Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant Designation

October 31, 2019 Vanessa Orr When dining out, choosing a restaurant can come down to a number of factors from the type of food, to location, cost and style. But what if your decision was also based on how good that restaurant was for the environment, the community and the economy? The Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant […]

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Pittsburgh Current: Spirit’s Rooftop Garden Project Marries Local Culture With Sustainability

November 12, 2019 Meg Fair Spirit Lodge has become a hub for music and culture in the Lawrenceville neighborhood, helping to grow creative scenes and communities. In the coming years, even more things will be growing at Spirit — in this case, literal plants. Kelsey Sheridan is the project manager for the Rooftop Garden Project […]

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Pittsburgh Magazine: How Pittsburgh Restaurants are Being Encouraged to Share their Leftovers

September 26, 2019 Hal B. Klein 412 Food Rescue, the Pittsburgh-based non-profit with a mission to help alleviate hunger by rerouting food that might otherwise have been discarded, has, to date, rescued more than 6.8 million pounds of surplus food. Those comestibles typically come from grocery stores, bakeries, commercial food producers, large catering events and farms (in […]

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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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Chef and owner David Bulman

Learn to Cook + Entertain Like a Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant

How many times have you enjoyed an incredible meal at a Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant and asked yourself “I wish I could cook like that?” Now is your chance — and dinner, as they say, is on us. Enter to win our Chef to Table contest where you and five guests can partake in the epicurean experience […]

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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 […]

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