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July 26, 2010

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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July 26, 2010

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 »

July 26, 2010

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 »

July 26, 2010

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 »

July 26, 2010

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 »

June 15, 2010

The Hilton Inn at Penn, a AAA four diamond Hilton property located in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania’s campus in West Philadelphia, is sporting a new “look” in...Read more »

June 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 Wharton Sustainability Program...Read more »

June 1, 2010

Members of the Penn Environmental Group, Penn Garden Club, and Urban Nutrition Initiative met at Rodin College House in February to break ground on the site of the new Penn...Read more »

April 30, 2010

While the nation celebrated Earth Day on April 22, the Green Campus Partnership at the University of Pennsylvania offered a slate of green events throughout the month because a single...Read more »

April 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 is a social networking site...Read more »

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