Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Program Launch

On June 6, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will launch a Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Program to serve residents living in municipalities no longer accepting glass in curbside recycling collection.  This free weeklong service – rotating through a variety of locations in southwestern Pennsylvania – will offer residents a safe self-serve method for recycling glass […]

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Hard to Recycle Collection at Pittsburgh Mills

Collection event for e-waste, tires, batteries, polystyrene packaging material, and more. For a detailed list of items collected as well as some associated fees, please visit the Hard to Recycle webpage.

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Virtual Environmental Film Series: Plastic Wars

Join Phipps Conservatory virtually on Fri., April 17 from 7 – 9 p.m. for a screening of Plastic Wars. With the plastic industry expanding like never before and the crisis of ocean pollution growing, FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the fight over the future of plastics in this awesome new documentary which is free to watch online. How to Attend […]

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Nature of Place Symposium

A Symposium About Biophilia The implications of biophilia extend across a vast array of disciplines including design and engineering, nutrition, psychology, public health, education, biology and the humanities. Biophilia is expressed all over the world every day, through complex collaborations such as the design and construction of buildings and landscapes; and intimate, personal encounters including nature hikes […]

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Deconstruction and Reuse 2019 Conference

Deconstruction and Reuse 2019 is the only national conference focused on how construction and demolition waste can be turned into economic opportunities. With dozens of speakers ranging from community development, architecture, advocacy, reuse operations and deconstruction, there is a place for you!

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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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