Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation

An array of cleaning supplies in rainbow order
Ever wonder what exactly is in your surface cleaners and disinfectant wipes, and how they work against bacteria? Engineering’s Eric Beckman explains the advantages and effects of common cleaning agents for household tasks.
Andrea La Nauze
For every 1,000 solar panels installed in Australian neighborhoods, seven percent of the neighbors will switch from skepticism to belief in climate change, a recent study by Assistant Professor of Economics Andrea La Nauze found.
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The University of Pittsburgh’s Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation named eight faculty awardees for the 2020 John C....
Plants growing on roof of Benedum Hall for green roof project, two buildings in background
Sustainability Week festivities on campus, beginning Saturday, will bring awareness to how students, faculty, staff and neighbors can help to achieve Pitt’s sustainability goals.
Eric Beckman headshot
One solution to the crisis of plastic pollution in oceans is to prevent plastic from becoming waste to begin with — and researchers from the Swanson School of Engineering aim to do just that.
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A new school, new degree programs, new majors and opportunities for novel research open up to students as Pitt continues to anticipate the needs of an evolving workforce.