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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 has joined a pledge to cut food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2030.

Pitt signs pledge to work to cut food-related emissions

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor September 25, 2019
Pitt joined a group of cities, universities and businesses that signed onto the World Resources Institute’s Cool Food Pledge this week, vouching to collectively cut food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2030.
Solitary bee species have difficulty surviving in urban environments.

Pitt students build sustainable new homes for bees

By Emily Wen, For The Pitt News August 23, 2019
Returning Oakland residents might notice some new tall structures around their neighborhood, shaped like birdhouses and filled with thin, rolled up cardboard.
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