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Monthly Archives: May 2009

Buy Fresh, Buy Local

Have you heard of the Pennsylvania Buy Local campaign?  Southwest Pennsylvania has embraced this healthy and green trend!  By The Numbers: 45     Farmers Markets 126     Farms 36     Restaurants/Catering 5     Retail Stores 5     Wineries & Breweries The reigional group for Southwestern Pennsylvania includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland counties and events […]

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Three Rivers Arts Festival: Zero-Waste Intiative, Year Two

The Three Rivers Arts Festival is proud to continue its Zero-Waste Initiative.  Festival patrons will have the opportunity to keep a majority of the festival waste from going to landfills.  Inside the Festival grounds, patrons will find “three-stream” waste receptacles that allow for separate compostables, recyclables and garbage.  Volunteers will be present in order to […]

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The Black and Gold City Goes Green

Pittsburgh recently became the first city to launch a citizen-driven environmentally-friendly campaign.  Launched on March 17th, the goal of the campaign is for Pittsburghers to work together to reduce heat-trapping gases from global warming, with a significant measurable decrease expected by January, 2010.  The campaign’s website allows users to create an account in order to keep track of […]

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