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30 Minutes in Nature, for 30 Days

October 29, 2013

More than 90 Penn staff members pledged to spend at least 30 minutes outdoors for 30 days in a row, as part of the 30x30 Challenge in September and October. Andrea Kreiner, sustainability consultant and coordinator of the 30x30, said one of the goals of the program is to remind people about our place in nature, by committing ourselves to experience it every day. The list of Penn schools and centers that participated is below. Read more in the Penn Current

  • School of Nursing
  • Trustees of UPenn
  • Office of the Comptroller
  • Office of the Treasurer
  • Cashier’s Office
  • Residential Services
  • EHRS
  • FRES
  • Office of Risk Management  & Insurance
  • SOM
  • NBIC
  • Morris Arboretum
  • HR
  • Business Services
  • School of Dental Medicine
  • University Communications
  • MSE
  • Translational Research Center
  • HUP
  • Law
  • SAS
  • Wharton
  • Development Office

Fact

Penn’s underground cisterns on campus have the capacity to collect and reuse 340,000 gallons of water each year.

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