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 […]

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PennLive: Get a taste of sustainability on Pittsburgh’s newest food tour

Lisa Wardle June 16, 2017 The growing industry of culinary tourism has branched out to highlight sustainable food in Pittsburgh. “We’re really rooted in the steel history,” said Cory Van Horn, “but we also have so much emphasis on sustainability and looking toward the future.” Van Horn has worked in culinary tourism here since 2011. He launched Food […]

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NEXT Pittsburgh: Lunch and munch your way through Oakland Restaurant Week

Jennifer Baron January 24, 2017 Eat your way through Oakland during six delicious days while helping to boost the local restaurant economy. Showcasing 17 local eateries—generously teaming up to provide $6 lunches over six days— Oakland Restaurant Week runs from January 30th through February 4th. It’s Pennsylvania’s third largest economic corridor where 100,000 people work, […]

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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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