The Annenberg Public Policy Center recently installed a worm composting system to reduce the amount of food waste in the building and to educate staff about the composting process.
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Effective immediately, Penn now recycles all plastic containers, plastic types numbered 1 through 7. Penn’s recycler, Blue Mountain Recycling, has installed new equipment that is capable of sorting and recycling...Read more »
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania came in at No. 19 –- up from No. 45 last year -- in the Sierra Club Magazine’s ranking of colleges it believes are...Read more »
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 calendar of...Read more »
A University of Pennsylvania project designed to turn a set of aging tennis courts into an urban park called Shoemaker Green has been selected as a pilot for the nation’s...Read more »
This summer’s Power Down Challenge held on June 17 proved to be a huge success and exceeded the high expectations of Penn Facilities staff. Conducted by the Green Campus Partnership,...Read more »
At around 7:00 a.m. on June 5, members of the West Philadelphia community began arriving outside the Penn Ice Rink to stake their place in line for the third annual...Read more »
One of the most common barriers to an increased recycling rate is the disparity between an abundance of trashcans combined with a lack of public recycling bins. A summer project...Read more »
As the State of Pennsylvania mandated the use of 2% biodiesel component in all on-road diesel fuel sales on May 1, the Penn Transit fleet remained comfortably in compliance.
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