Recycle Your Bicycle Drive

From March 8th to the 13th there will be a week long Bike donation drive! Recycle your Bicycle is a collaborative donation drive with FreeRide. We will be accepting all bike related things such as: bikes in any…

Microplastics in PA’s Local Waterways: New Findings and Q&A

Join PennEnvironment as we walk through the results of our new research testing over 50 of Pennsylvania’s most popular rivers, lakes, and streams for microplastics pollution. We’ll be joined by one of the nation’s foremost experts on microplastics,…

Nature of Place Symposium “Wild Childhood”

This year, join us for a conversation of how biophilia impacts the most precious and vulnerable among us: children. Over the course of three days, we will explore not only the deep importance of how children significantly benefit…

Pitt Sustainability Symposium – 14th Annual

Join us for the 14th annual Pitt Sustainability Symposium, which will virtually showcase student sustainability projects at Pitt. More info coming soon!

Nominate a 2021 Pitt Sustainability Champion

Nominations for the 2021 Sustainability Champions are open now until March 8!

Report Released from Ad Hoc Committee on Fossil Fuels

The report of the Board of Trustees’ Ad Hoc Committee on Fossil Fuels is now available online with a public comment period open related to it.


A live interview with Elana Resnick (University of California, Santa Barbara) and Viktor Pal (University of Helsinki). The existential threat of climate change has inspired renewed intellectual engagement with the Anthropocene. Eurasian Studies are no exception to this…

The road ahead: Pennsylvania’s energy future

Leaders from across Pennsylvania’s energy industry, representing solar, gas, coal, and wind, provide their insights and perspectives on the future of their respective fields and the state’s energy landscape at large.


It’s gardening season! As many of us start to look at seed catalogs and decide what to grow this year, one thing that often goes overlooked is the containers we use to house these new plants. And once…

Pitt Day of Giving

The University of Pittsburgh defines “sustainability” as balancing equity, environment, & economics so current and future generations can thrive. Keeping this in focus, Pitt is actively involved in sustainability initiatives and practices across disciplines, domains, and scales —…