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Penn treats the campus soil, grass, and plants with compost tea -- an organic alternative to chemical fertilizers

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Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Pennsylvania with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award, joining 100 visionary colleges and universities from across the country.Read more »

Playing now on Penn's YouTube channel is a short video produced for the launch of the University's Climate Action Plan 2.0. This video blends soaring images of Penn's...Read more »

penn students on college green

Five years after releasing its original Climate Action Plan, the University of Pennsylvania announced the launch of Climate Action Plan 2.0, a roadmap for environmental improvement and sustainability on campus to 2019 and beyond. Read more »

On Thursday, October 23, staff of the University’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division and the Philadelphia Orchard Project invite Penn students, staff, faculty and friends to help get the new orchard into the ground. A planting workshop at 1 PM will be followed by a working event where trained Penn and POP staff and volunteers will dig holes and plant the trees and bushes.Read more »

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There are no easy answers to the challenges of environmental sustainability, David Hsu cautions his city planning students. But he...View Profile »

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