Passive House Tour on Energy Efficiency Day

Tour and Happy Hour in Celebration of Energy Efficiency Day A passive building involves extreme energy efficiency (targeting 80% energy use reduction) and performance verification that is proven through an air tightness test with rigorous passing standards. This particular home also features a green roof, permeable pavement, durable and environmentally-friendly materials, and more. Come meet […]

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Pittsburgh Urban Farm Tour

The Pittsburgh Urban Farm Tour highlights the agricultural production capacity in urbanized areas of Pittsburgh and surrounding neighborhoods. This self-guided tour provides a unique opportunity to connect with local food and farmers on commercial farms, community gardens, and apiaries throughout Pittsburgh. Featured neighborhoods include the East End, Garfield, South Side, and North Shore. Choose your […]

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Hard to Recycle Collection

Since 2003, Pennsylvania Resource Council has held Hard to Recycle collections in Southwestern PA with the goal of providing responsible and convenient recycling for items not able to be recycled at the curb. At these events individuals have been able to recycle such item as e-waste, cell phones, polystyrene, compact fluorescent bulbs, alkaline batteries, Freon-containing […]

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Webinar: Maintaining Streams in Your Community

More info & registration FREE Flooding is a problem. Municipalities face an ongoing struggle to prevent damage and disruption to residents and businesses caused by flooding, which is often both time-consuming and costly to fix. What can municipal leaders do? When does the DEP need to get involved? What other resources are out there? Join […]

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Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant at Farm to Table

The theme this year is Farm to Table Buy Local. We’re celebrating the connections that are made by supporting local farms, food producers, wineries, distilleries and breweries. The conference provides consumers with two days of networking and educational opportunities. Seasonal cooking demonstrations, gardening, and information about the nutritional value of local food are presented by local experts. Meet […]

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City Planning: Riverfront Zoning Open House #3

Please join Pittsburgh Riverfront Zoning for open houses (click here to register) to learn and talk about Pittsburgh’s riverfront zoning! They have developed a first draft informed by existing conditions, public feedback and previous planning efforts. And now need your input to help us work toward a final zoning proposal for Pittsburgh’s 35 miles of riverfront! The same […]

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