Compost Tea

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

Green Fund Projects

Composting at the Penn Museum

The Penn Museum recieved a Fall 2012 Green Fund grant to begin composting food waste from its cafes. 

Project Leader: 
Brian McDevitt, Director of Building Operations, Penn Museum
Project Sponsor: 
Melissa Smith, Chief Operating Officer, Penn Museum
Status: 
In Progress

Fact

If each person on campus uses one paper coffee cup each day, Penn would produce 9.6 million cups for waste