Archive | The Latest

PLAsset 2

The Punchlist 2-26-2021

The Punchlist is back! Each week at the end of the week, we’ll share some of our favorite sustainability, climate, local, and whatever else – related stories. This week’s edition features more exciting local and national news about the environment! Solar Power Made Easy: Solar United Neighbors (SUN) is offering a solar co-op in the […]

Continue Reading
PLAsset 2

The Punchlist 2-19-2021

The Punchlist is back! Each week at the end of the week, we’ll share some of our favorite sustainability, climate, local, and whatever else – related stories. This week’s edition features more exciting local and national news about the environment! Investing in Larimer: Walnut Capital and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh are partnering to […]

Continue Reading
ISS

Highlights from Inspire Speakers Series: Energy and Oppression

At our first installment of the 2021 Inspire Speakers Series, our panelists discussed vital questions surrounding the relationship between the energy systems that power our communities and the impact it has on our most marginalized neighbors. Check out highlights and Dr. Diana Hernandez’s keynote presentation from Inspire Speakers Series: Energy and Oppression.  

Continue Reading
PLAsset 2

The Punchlist 2-12-2021

The Punchlist is back! Each week at the end of the week, we’ll share some of our favorite sustainability, climate, local, and whatever else – related stories. This week’s edition features more exciting local and national news about the environment! New Program Success: 412 Food Rescue, known for transporting surplus food to people experiencing food […]

Continue Reading
PLAsset 2

The Punchlist 2-5-2021

The Punchlist is back! Each week at the end of the week, we’ll share some of our favorite sustainability, climate, local, and whatever else – related stories. This week’s edition features more exciting local and national news about the environment!  New Water Deal: Allegheny County is making strides in utilizing renewable energy, yet again. The […]

Continue Reading
RADONArtboard 1TW

January is National Radon Month

The research is clear–healthy schools are foundational to student and staff health, healthy child development, and academic performance. As a society, we want nothing more than for our schools to be safe places of growth and learning! But what do we mean by a “healthy” building? One of the most prominent environmental health concerns is […]

Continue Reading
PLAsset 2

The Punchlist 1-29-21

The Punchlist is back! Each week at the end of the week, we’ll share some of our favorite sustainability, climate, local, and whatever else – related stories. This week’s edition features some exciting local and national news about the environment!  Reforest, Reuse, Recycle: Once atop the list of urban tree canopy (UTC), Pittsburgh had plans […]

Continue Reading
1_DSC3006

GBA Member Spotlight: David Landis, EPIC Metals

  Sustainability for EPIC Metals began right from the very beginning.  Fifty-three years ago in 1968, Donald Landis, Founder of EPIC Metals and father of current President David Landis, purchased a trolley barn in Rankin (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania that was built in 1900 and recycled it into EPIC’s first manufacturing facility. EPIC’s modern sustainability efforts began […]

Continue Reading
ISSslideArtboard 3TW

Meet our ISS: Energy and Oppression Panelists!

“We stand for community, light, and power through the sacredness of the sun.” Huda Alkaff, panelist at Inspire Speakers Series What is energy and how does it contribute to inequities in marginalized communities? How does the energy supply chain – from production to consumption – impact people’s health, finances, and surrounding environment? What solutions are […]

Continue Reading
mlk5Artboard 9TW

MLK Day 2021: Destiny of the World

*The emboldened quotes in this piece come from King’s various speeches and writings. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is known in our mainstream conscience as one of the most towering and influential figures in the struggle for civil rights around the world. His message of love and equality helped spark the civil rights movement of […]

Continue Reading