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Sustainability News

  • Renewable energy

    “There is strategic importance to diversity in our energy sector and we should not rely solely on natural gas. Pennsylvania has more opportunities to grow energy efficiency and renewable-energy jobs…

  • Volunteer Opportunity: Mentor a Student Team

    Interested in giving back, while developing leadership and mentoring skills? Duquesne University School of Business is looking for volunteer mentors to work with freshman in its First Year Innovation Experience…

  • Broken Glass: Recycling Bottles Becomes a Challenge

    “We deeply regulate the electric industry, the water utilities, gas companies. Yet, we don’t regulate waste,” Stockdale said. “It’s required that residents have a trash service, yet we don’t dictate…

  • Help Wanted: Sustainability Manager

    Allegheny County seeks to fill the position of Sustainability Manager. The Sustainability Manager reports to the Facilities Management Director and Deputy Director, Administration/Operation and is responsible for the coordination and…

  • The Pittsburgh Flip

    “Homeownership rates have slipped so much over the past decade that renters now outnumber homeowners in the City of Pittsburgh. In 2007, nearly 54 percent of city residents owned their…

  • Are we on the brink of a recycling revolution?

    “A new report from Closed Loop Partners, an investment fund that works on building the circular economy, looks at the new technology coming to market. At least 60 companies are…