Allegheny County got rid of desk-​side wastebaskets in the County Office Building and Health Department administrative offices last year and, as a result, sent 64 percent less trash to landfills.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading Sustainability in the workplace and built environment gains momentum
In 1998, Bob McCafferty set out to start a business that would pay the bills and give him more free time to go camping. He bought a run-​down funeral parlor dating to the 1850s. For the next several years, he spent nights restoring the building while holding down jobs as an archaeologist and…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2014
  • Sub Heading Businesses and consultants struggle to clarify and comply with the new healthcare law
Robin Nicholson will become the third director of the Frick Art & Historical Center. A native of Edinburgh, Scotland, he comes to Pittsburgh from Richmond, Va., where he was deputy director for art and education at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Previously, he was director and curator of the corporate art collection…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2014
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
At Highmark, we probably spend in the range of $2530 billion a year in paying claims. That’s a lot of money, and we take the responsibility seriously to try to help organize a system that spends that money wisely — because ultimately that’s all of our money.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2014
  • Sub Heading Examining the problems and solutions of U.S. healthcare
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