sustainability

Two women, one in a red mask and another in a blue mask and baseball cap, hold up a trash bag
Classmates Raeanne Heuler, Beth King and Samson Love have revived plogging at Pitt as part of their work in Geology and...
Cathedral of Learning with a blooming pink tree in the foreground
From committing to carbon neutrality to transforming the regional economy with green investments, Earth Day is every day at Pitt. See stories of sustainability champions on campus and peruse events celebrating Earth Day 2021.
A rain garden with Heinz Memorial Chapel in the background
The competition asked students to apply green infrastructure design principles to college campuses across the nation.
A student in a black face mask looks at plants
A new Pitt College in High School course on sustainability is letting high school students experience a college undergraduate course—and it's becoming more than just a class for the students.
A person in sunglasses listening to music on headphones in a neon pink-blue light
Artists and musicians are creating one-of-a-kind, digital-only work, some selling for record-setting millions. Pitt experts weigh in on the economic, technological, artistic and environmental considerations.
Gisele Barreto Fetterman and Leah Lizarondo in side-by-side photographs
Gisele Barreto Fetterman and Leah Lizarondo, who have made their mark on the Pittsburgh community by working to address neighbors’ basic needs in sustainable ways, will be recognized in a virtual event on March 26.
A bee on a white flower
The economic value of insect pollinators such as honeybees and butterflies is a whopping $34 billion, a recent Pitt study found.