PITTSBURGH, PA (June 9, 2020) The Department of Public Works has announced that seven city parks will be maintained under a Green/Eco Landscaping Contract, providing organic and/or natural landscaping without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides, in line with City of Pittsburgh DPW landscaping operations.
Some of these environmentally sustainable practices include:
The Green/Eco Landscaping Contract will be used in the following parks, with the intention of adding additional park locations later:
The sustainable landscaping for these park locations will cost approximately $18,920, but the Green/Eco Landscaping Contract is part of a larger contracting package.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.