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DU Sustainability MBA Students to Plant Trees, Offsetting Carbon Cost of Travel

Students in the MBA Sustainability program at Duquesne University will be planting 400 trees to help offset the carbon emissions from their international travels to Germany, Brazil and Iceland.

The opportunity, arranged by MBA Sustainability graduate student Peter Greninger of Robinson Township in cooperation with Tree Pittsburgh and FedEx, also will give students the chance to learn about local conservation efforts.

When: 9 a.m. to noon Friday, April 13

Where: South Side Riverfront Trail, Fourth Street trail access (essentially across the Monongahela River from Duquesne)

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