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Pitt is again delaying the release of its climate action plan, frustrating students who want the University to take a stronger stance against climate change.

‘Too little, too late’: Students worry as Pitt climate action plan delayed again

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer October 22, 2021
Pitt is again delaying the release of its climate action plan, frustrating students who want the University to take a stronger stance against climate change.
The entrance to the Student Office of Sustainability on the fifth floor of the William Pitt Union.

SOOS, Green Fund work to build sustainable future at Pitt

By Betul Tuncer, Senior Staff Writer October 12, 2021
The Pitt Green Fund aims to fund sustainability initiatives on Pitt’s campus to promote environmental justice. Leaders said they also hope to promote diversity, equity and justice on campus through their sustainability work.
Pitt community members can find food vendors from local farms and eateries gathered at the William Pitt Union Plaza every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. through Oct. 28.

Pitt farmers market brings farm-fresh food to Oakland

By Sophie Earwood, For The Pitt News September 9, 2021
If you’re looking for fresh produce, you can find vendors from local farms and eateries gathered at the William Pitt Union Plaza every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. through Oct. 28 at Pitt’s Farmers Market.
All Pitt Eats locations still participate in the food recovery program and continue to donate surplus food to local agencies that fight hunger, diverting it from landfills.

COVID-19 restrictions affect waste across campus

By Elizabeth Primrose, For The Pitt News November 6, 2020
Even though COVID-19 has impacted how the Pitt community operates this semester, students are still thinking about sustainable practices on campus. Maya Knee, the director of the Pitt Green Fund, said students are still focusing on sustainability during this time.
Pitt has extended its free 30-minute-ride HealthyRide program from only first years to students still  living in on-campus housing through the end of April.

Pitt offers on-campus students free Healthy Rides through April

By Elise Roessner, Staff Writer April 15, 2020
Pitt extended free 30-minute rides through Healthy Ride, the Pittsburgh bike-sharing service, to students living in on-campus housing only.
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