Lots of Pride Garden

Lots of Pride Garden

Through collaboration with the South Hilltop Men’s Group , the City of Pittsburgh, and the Allegheny County Conservation District, four vacant City-owned lots in Pittsburgh’s Beltzhoover neighborhood have been designated for the creation of the Lots of...
Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal

DECO’s President & Environmental Director, Anthony, founded a community garden in Pittsburgh’s Southside neighborhood in 2009. One of the first things he did was test the soil. Although he was aware that contamination in urban soils was common, it was...
Compost

Compost

“It’s not about killing the bad guys,” says Phipps Master Gardener Keith McNeish, “It’s about out-competing them.” McNeish spoke about organic compost at the Homegrown workshop Thursday evening at the YMCA in Homewood. The Homegrown...
Reduce, Reuse, ReJuice

Reduce, Reuse, ReJuice

Our friends at Fresh From The Farms Juices & Salads on the Southside of Pittsburgh have come up with an excellent solution to reduce waste from their operations: Reusable Mason Jars.   Simply come into the store and ask for a mason jar instead of the...
Sustainable Business Strategies

Sustainable Business Strategies

As a small business, we know the challenges that come with trying to integrate best green practices into the workplace. We have looked to experts like Sustainable Pittsburgh and the Green Building Alliance to help us identify the value in greener operations. Our team...
Green Home Products

Green Home Products

DECO’s Green Home is a line of residential green infrastructure products designed to promote sustainable living. See “Our Services” or click below to visit our store where you can purchase a rain barrel and see what else we have to...