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Co Hosted by: A-Z Impacts of Plastic & PASUP (Pittsburghers Against Single Use Plastic) – Presentations by: Congressional aides: Dr Anja Malawi Brandon (Senator Jeff Merkley) & Shane Trimmer (Congressman Alan Lowenthal) Alexis Goldsmith, National Organizing Director of Beyond Plastics – A short film by Stiv Wilson (creator of “Story of Plastics”)  – Live Q&Continue Reading

#5 plastic symbol on bottle

Reimagined Recycling has stepped in to close a Pittsburgh recycling gap by collecting items of any shape made from polypropylene, the plastic with “5 PP” in the triangular symbol on the bottom. They also accept containers made from high-density polyethylene with symbol “2 HDPE”. Continue Reading

We’ve added a recommended reading page to our website so you can always find links to helpful articles about the SUP problem and how small adjustments in our daily lives can reduce demand for SUP! Check it out at http://pasupnow.org/recommended-reading   SUP in SchoolsClick here to check out our website for a report on theContinue Reading

typical school lunch styrofoam tray with milk carton and straw

by Becca Stallings PASUP’s SUP in Schools Action Team met with representatives of several Pittsburgh-area public, private, and charter schools in late 2019 and early 2020 to discuss what they are doing already and what they might be able to do to reduce SUP in their schools. We decided toContinue Reading

Sabrina is motivated by the vision of Pittsburghers that see themselves as empowered, responsible, and caring stewards of their local environment and the world-at-large. Sabrina is a professional designer, focused on leveraging design to empower individual and societal change. She lives in Highland Park. Affiliations: Director, No Plastic Please Campaign,Continue Reading