Green Fund Projects

Environmental Education Kitchen Project

PENN WOMEN’S CENTER

The Penn Women’s Center created an environmental education kitchen that will using locally sourced, recycled materials, and ENERGY STAR appliances. Members of the Penn Environmental Group will help script and record podcasts and offer tours and tutorials of the kitchen. The Environmental Education Kitchen has received additional support from the Office of the Vice Provost for University Life and Rose George, author of the Penn Reading Project book The Big Necessity.

Members of the Penn Community can rent the Penn Environmental Education Kitchen (PEEK) through the Penn Women's Center website

Read more about the recently completed Environmental Education Kitchen at the Penn Current and The Daily Pennsylvanian.

Project Leader: 
Felicity Paxton, Director, Penn Women’s Center
Project Sponsor: 
Felicity Paxton, Director, Penn Women’s Center
Status: 
Completed

Fact

By installing water filtration machines and stopping bottled water purchases, Penn has saved tens of thousands of dollars.