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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Pittsburgh Today Live: Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant Contest

July 15, 2019 KDKA’s David Highfield and Mike Hood share our social media contest called Graze! Winners will score an eight course meal prepared by Pittsburgh celebrity chefs at Churchview Farm. Watch the Segment

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NEXTpittsburgh: Sustainable Pittsburgh launches Graze contest. Post food photo and hashtag to enter.

July 8, 2019 Bill O’Toole Love taking pictures of your food? Sustainable Pittsburgh has the contest for you. Until the end of July, Pittsburgh foodies can win a chance for a night of culinary excellence, just by using social media. Under the rules of the Graze contest, eaters are encouraged to post pictures on facebook, […]

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Pittsburgh Today Live: Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant & Banh Mi & Ti

June 20, 2019 KDKA’s David Highfield checks out Banh Mi And Ti restaurant in Lawrenceville, which is being featured by Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants for Immigrant Heritage Month. Watch the Segment >>

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Pittsburgh Current: Pittsburgh Restaurants Send Oyster Shells East to Restore the Chesapeake

June 11, 2019 Haley Frederick A Maryland-based program to take restaurants’ oyster shells to the Chesapeake Bay for restoration efforts has made its way west to Pittsburgh, thanks to Sustainable Pittsburgh and the Oyster Recovery Partnership. “Pittsburgh is the first city in Pennsylvania to have restaurants joining the Shell Recycling Alliance,” says Joylette Portlock, executive […]

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NEXTpittsburgh: 19 tons of oyster shells in 7 months. Pittsburgh restaurants are rebuilding coastal oyster habitats through innovative recycling.

May 28, 2019 Bill O’Toole Be thankful for oysters. In addition to being delicious, the mollusks play a critical role in maintaining our nation’s coastlines. Not only do they filter sediment and other pollutants out of the water, their reefs also serve as a home for crabs, fish and other coastal sea creatures. For decades, […]

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