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Pitt Earth Day History, 1970 – 2020

On the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, learn more about 50 Years of the University of Pittsburgh’s commitment to the Earth. Past Earth Day Events From the Pitt Archives Interested in how Earth Day has been celebrated at…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/pitt-earth-day-history-1970-2020/
Earth Day 2020 – 50th Anniversary

2020 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Learn about its history and how to get virtually involved to celebrate! History & Significance of Earth Day Across the U.S., 20 million Americans (10% of the population) took to…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/earth-day-2020-50th-anniversary/
Pitt Sustainability Awards

Check out all winners of the Pitt Sustainability Awards from 2015 through 2020. These awards annually honor individuals and groups whose ideas, talents, and passions contribute to a thriving culture of sustainability at Pitt. Since 2015, the University…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/pitt-sustainability-awards/
Fall 2019 Pitt Green Residents

Join us in celebrating the Fall 2019 Pitt Green Residents & Floors! The Pitt Green Resident & Floor program is an opportunity for any student and floor in Pitt-provided housing to demonstrate how they’re contributing to Pitt’s culture of sustainability….

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/fall-2019-pitt-green-residents/
Pitt Green Labs with 2020 Designations

Thank you to all of the University of Pittsburgh laboratories who are working to create a thriving culture of sustainability on campus! Congratulations to our first Pitt Green Labs! If you do not see your lab listed below…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/pitt-green-labs-with-2020-designations/
Pitt Commits to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

The University of Pittsburgh has committed to becoming carbon neutral on its Pittsburgh campus by 2037, its 250th anniversary. Through partnerships, efficiencies, renewable sources, and more, we will build on the success of our Sustainability Plan and existing…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/pitt-commits-to-achieve-carbon-neutrality/
Report – Flooding in Southwestern Pennsylvania: Knowledge Gaps and Approaches

Report on Flooding in Southwestern Pennsylvania: Knowledge Gaps and Approaches from Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory, released February 2020. As Southwestern Pennsylvania continues to evolve from its industrial past to become a national leader in innovation and sustainability, it has…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/report-flooding-in-southwestern-pennsylvania-knowledge-gaps-and-approaches/
Pitt Sustainability Dashboard Launched!

The Pitt Sustainability Dashboard provides an interactive view of progress on certain Pitt Sustainability Plan goals, including greenhouse gas emissions, compostables, food recovery, and Real Food Challenge achievements! To provide an interactive view of progress on certain Pitt Sustainability…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/pitt-sustainability-dashboard-launched/
Hydroponics Club Grows Food For Those In Need, Teaches Methods to Local Kids

Hydroponics is a method of growing plants without soil, using nutrient-enriched water. “It’s the farming of the future,” said Pitt Hydroponics club president Luke Persin. Among the advantages is that plants grow faster and produce better yields, without the need…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/hydroponics-club-grows-food-for-those-in-need-teaches-methods-to-local-kids/
Sustainable Building and Renovation Advancements

Pitt’s sustainability goals for our built and natural environment are creating beautiful, healthy, collaborative, and high performing places across campus. In reviewing comprehensive Campus Master Plan and Institutional Master Plan documents, it may be difficult to quickly identify how the 61 goals…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/sustainable-building-and-renovation-advancements/