Our Commitment

Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.

Green Fund Projects

Hand Dryer Pilot Project in Ware College Hosue

This pilot project will replace paper towels with hand dryers in 20 bathrooms in Ware College House. The goal of the project is to pilot the feasibility of replacing paper towels with hand dryers, save money, and conserve paper products. 

Project Leader: 
Sara Allan, C'15
Project Sponsor: 
Martin Redman, Executive Director, College Houses & Academic Programs
In Progress


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