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November 12, 2015

Craig Carnaroli, Penn’s Executive Vice President, and Anne Papageorge, Vice President of Facilities and Real Estate Services, came to the October Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps meeting to speak on behalf...Read more »

November 12, 2015

Academics is one of the seven main areas of concentration of Penn’s Climate Action Plan, a roadmap for the University’s sustainable future launched in 2009 and updated in fall 2014....Read more »

November 12, 2015

Penn's first Green Purchasing Awards were presented at the annual Purchasing Services Supplier Show on September 30. This new award honors the leading actions of any individual and/or team that...Read more »

November 11, 2015

Since 2009, Penn’s Student Eco-Reps have served as waste minimization champions on campus as they have encouraged their peers to change their waste disposal habits. This fall, Eco Reps are...Read more »

November 9, 2015

Wondering how to reduce waste at your next department event? Look no further the Green Events Guide, a resource recently developed by the Green Campus Partnership and launching during...Read more »

November 6, 2015

University Landscape Architect Bob Lundgren and Landscape Planner Chloe Cerwinka are working with the University’s Urban Park Staff to create a new compost site for campus leaf litter. The site...Read more »

November 4, 2015

Since 2009, Penn’s Student Eco-Reps have served as waste minimization champions on campus as they have encouraged their peers to change their waste disposal habits. This fall, Eco Reps are...Read more »

November 3, 2015
Mini Bins are here at the School of Nursing! 
 
Mini Bins are small trash receptacles that, because of their size, encourage people to reduce the amount of waste they...Read more »
November 2, 2015

Penn is a finalist in the Tree Campus USA Service Learning Contest, where the University could win $10K to support a tree planting project with Penn Eco-Rep students and...Read more »

Bailey Rowland AASHE Oct 2015
October 26, 2015

Bailey Rowland (C'14, MES'15), who had worked as an intern in Penn’s Sustainability Office, received the prestigious Undergraduate Student Research Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in...Read more »

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