Just Another Manic Monday

Well, that was great fun –our first appearance on KDKA-TV’s Pittsburgh Today Live! Thank you host Heather Abraham and the wonderful Dennis Marron, Executive Chef and owner of or, The Whale, for helping us kick off this new monthly feature highlighting Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants. WATCH the segment and let us know how we did!  And […]

Gold Plate, News, Restaurants
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PTL is A-OK for SPR

We’ve always been big fans of Pittsburgh Today Live. KDKA-TV’s weekday morning show does such a great job of covering our community and all the people, organizations, and movers-and-shakers that give our region its verve and vitality. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be going on the show every month for the next […]

Downtown, News
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Zoe and Waymond Eat Sustainably

Love Pittsburgh. Eat Sustainably. Join Us.

In order to further spread the word on our Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant designations, we’re in the process of rolling out an exciting new advertising campaign. The campaign has two major goals: to let people know that our restaurants are restaurants for everyone–in all neighborhoods, all price ranges, all types of food, all types of atmospheres; […]

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Pittsburgh City Paper: Pittsburgh teens prepare for Steel Chef Cook Off

Celine Roberts March 9, 2018 If you love chef showdowns, you have a chance to see one live on March 12, at the Steel Chef Cook Off, a collaboration of Focus on Renewal, Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program and Ohio Valley hospital. Area teens and local chefs will team up for a culinary showdown hosted by chef […]

News, Press, Restaurants
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Stopping straw waste is just the start

Brian O’Neil November 1, 2017 Fouling the Earth doesn’t begin and end with plastic straws. My Sunday column largely concerned my loathing of the common practice of restaurant servers plunking plastic straws in our water glasses. It’s as if we’re children, and it’s reached the point that Americans reportedly toss out 500 million plastic straws each […]

News, Press, Restaurants
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UPMC

Only in Oakland: Two Oakland-Based UPMC Hospitals Achieve Sustainability Designation

David Pirozzi May 18, 2017 UPMC Presbyterian and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC have achieved Silver Plate and Gold Plate designation, respectively, through the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurantsprogram. The hospitals are the 15th and 16th locations to earn designation through the program. “Becoming designated really gives us a sense of accomplishment. Hospital cafeterias and restaurants do some great […]

News, Oakland, Press
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