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Global TreeZero Paper Shortage

At Pitt, paper accounts for just over 1% of the University’s greenhouse gas emissions – a lot for a single commodity.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/global-treezero-shortage/

Pitt Theatre Production ‘Somewhere’ on Climate Collapse & Butterflies Was Also Sustainably Produced

Pitt Theatre’s newest production is sustainable in topic and production

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/pitt-theatre-production-somewhere-on-climate-collapse-butterflies-was-also-sustainably-produced/

Green Speakeasy Series: Launching Moonshots for Better Food

Join us for a virtual presentation and happy hour featuring Sara Eckhouse, Executive Director of FoodShot Global. Co-Hosted by Honors College Dean Foote, MCSI Assistant Director David Sanchez, and Sustainability Coordinator Nick Goodfellow.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/green-speakeasy-series-launching-moonshots-for-better-food/

Community Voices: Pittsburgh, the United States Steel Corporation, and 120 years of extraction

Join World History Center Graduate Student Assistant in Public History, Chie Togami, for a presentation and conversation about her three-part podcast series, “Extraction.” The project and podcast draws world-historical connections between Pittsburgh, the U.S. Steel Corporation, and people and…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/community-voices-pittsburgh-the-united-states-steel-corporation-and-120-years-of-extraction/

Student Sustainability Showcase (6th Annual)

Join us for the 6th Annual Student Sustainability Showcase, featuring tabling, lunch, and student project presentations from Ward Allebach’s ENVS Sustainability class!  More information coming soon!

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/student-sustainability-showcase-6th/

Somewhere: A Primer for the End of Days

Join Pitt Theatre for their newest production! With almost all the insects gone, the world is beginning to fall apart as crops fail and people struggle to hold on to their ways of life. Cassandra and her brother…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/somewhere-a-primer-for-the-end-of-days/

Building Racial Equity in the Food System

The relationship between the food system and racial justice is pervasive, profound and pernicious. Food culture is a uniquely all-inclusive system. It affects all of us but does not equitably distribute resources or provide equal opportunity. Racism has…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/building-racial-equity-in-the-food-system/

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15-October 15th!

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/hispanic-heritage-month-2021/

Tree Planting with OPDC

Join the Pitt Sustainability team as we help the Oakland Planning and Development Corporation team plant 19 new street trees in Oakland!  Planting will happen on Parkview near Boulevard of the Allies. Interested in volunteering? Signup coming soon…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/tree-planting-with-opdc/

Pitt Honors Food Ecosystems Scholar Community Dinner

Join the Pitt Honors Food Ecosystems Scholar Community for our first event of the academic year—an evening of food and casual discussion! This will be a great way for interested students across all disciplines to come and learn…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/pitt-honors-food-ecosystems-scholar-community-dinner/