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Opportunities to Lean Green Extend Beyond Sustainability Week

New University-wide sustainability plan sets the bar even higher

Read the full story by Kimberly Barlow at the University Times.

Sustainability isn’t a new concept at Pitt.

Pitt dominates the university division in Sustainable Pittsburgh’s Green Workplace Challenge and is recognized regularly on the Princeton Review’s annual list of Green Colleges and the Sierra Club’s Cool Schools ranking.

From building and renovation projects that routinely aim for U.S. Green Building Council LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification to Dining Services menus that feature locally sourced and more sustainable plant-based fare, the University community’s well-established commitment to sustainability can be seen in nearly every corner of campus.

Author: Kimberly K. Barlow, Communications Manager