Office of Sustainability

A person in a blue shirt and face mask bicycles on the street
On foot or on wheels, there are more ways than ever to get around on the Pittsburgh campus. Learn all about the current options and what’s just around the corner.
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There’s lots to do on campus and “together” as you shelter in place. From cooperative online games to virtual K-Pop dance classes, Pittwire has ideas for students to keep busy and connected during this period and beyond.
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Pitt students and employees can now access free 30-minute rides on Health Ride bikes around the city.
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A new solar power deal is moving Pitt closer to its commitment to be a carbon neutral campus by 2037, Pitt’s 250th anniversary.
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“Earth Day is every day,” says Aurora Sharrard, University of Pittsburgh sustainability director. But it doesn’t hurt to do something special on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. See what she recommends, and how the Pitt community is celebrating.
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Working from home is the new norm for many employees. University of Pittsburgh experts share their advice for creating a more ergonomic work space, making time for exercise and more.