Resources For a Sustainable World.
DECO is green design – renewable engineering – low impact construction – regenerative operations to improve environmental health for our community.
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Our field team provides consultation and support for your project with more than a decade of experience in environmental sampling and site assessment.
Save water to restore our rivers! Our team has installed stormwater systems at more than 80 sites across Allegheny County, capturing 150,000 gallons of stormwater each year.
Our infrastructure design and assessment improves air, water, and soil through data and sustainable practices. We support green infrastructure, agriculture, and renewable energy.
Some of our Recent Projects
Our living soil is now available! Act now to get this product for your garden. What is Living Soil? Traditional soil blends are stored in dry heaps that don't allow for significant microbial life. Living Soil breaks this model by storing the soil under living roots....
Gardener’s Report Podcast
At long last, after more than a year of recording, interviews, and documenting the great work being done by local gardeners in the Pittsburgh area, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new podcast: Gardener's Report. Visit GardenersReport.com to listen to the...
Sustainability is resilience for our environment, economy, and society
Blending Soil with Sustainability
We planted kale and Swiss chard in our compost! If you haven't already noticed, our team geeks out over soil. You might even call us dirt nerds. From agricultural productivity to public health, the stuff under our feet is critical to our survival on Earth, even...
Beltzhoover Compost Hub
The Lots of Pride garden in Beltzhoover serves as our research garden for urban ag and green technology. Operated by the South Hilltop Men's Group, this garden has served as our testing and research site for soil remediation thanks, in part, to a grant from the...
Rainiest Season on Record
While many people were counting down to midnight on December 31st, many scientists were closely watching a different countdown: the year-to-date precipitation data for Pittsburgh. Finally, at 4:55 pm, 2018 officially became the wettest year on record for the City. You...
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