Compost Tea

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

Academics News

Jan 20,2011

Take a hands-on approach to the Year of Water this spring with ENVS410: Clean Water, Green Cities. Led by Howard Neukrug, Water Commissioner for the City of Philadelphia, this Academically Based...Read more »

Jan 20,2011

In conjunction with the Philadelphia Global Water Initiative (PGWI) and Penn's Year of Water, the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) Student Sustainability Advisory Board is sponsoring a kick-off...Read more »

Nov 30,2010

The Department of Architecture has announced it will offer a new one-year degree, a ...Read more »

Sep 23,2010

As Penn continues to cement its role as a leader in sustainability education, the Fall 2010 semester will introduce yet another innovative course into the academic mix.

‘Sustainability in...Read more »

Sep 23,2010

Each year, the Office of the Provost sponsors a series of events around a theme chosen by faculty, staff and students.  The 2010-2011 academic year is devoted to an exploration of water in all its...Read more »

Jul 26,2010

Incoming freshmen once again have the opportunity to get a head start on campus sustainability initiatives, as the PennGreen pre-orientation program begins its third year with a comprehensive...Read more »

Jun 1,2010

Kelly Andrews, Wharton Magazine -- The sustainability movement at Wharton started small, six years ago, with the installation of the School’s first three-bin recycling cans. Today, the...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

The T.C. Chan Center for Building and Energy Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the T.C. Chan Center Portal. The Portal...Read more »

Apr 15,2010

The Morris Arboretum will begin a shuttle bus series on Saturday, April 17, that offers students free transportation to and from the Arboretum for special events throughout the Fall 2010 semester...Read more »

Apr 9,2010

Greg Johnson, Penn Current -- Buildings are responsible for 40 percent of society’s total energy consumption, burning enormous amounts of fossil fuels for light, heat, cool air and other...Read more »

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

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