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Jul 2,2013

Groups participating in the Green Office program are making a commitment to understand and...Read more »

Apr 26,2013

The University of Pennsylvania is a Tree Campus USA for the fourth year in row, a designation awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation. Read more »

Apr 16,2013

The Penn Green Campus Partnership has awarded four Green Fund grants for Spring 2013, bringing the total number of funded projects to 49. Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Students' daily choices impact the University's overall sustainability initiatives. With the enthusiastic involvement of Stouffer College House, the Green Campus Partnership has introduced the ...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

The study of alternative energy offers a world of opportunity to the first class of students in Penn's interdisciplinary VIPER program. The inaugural class of the Vagelos Integrated Program in...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Emissions from energy use make up 85% of Penn's carbon footprint, according to Facilities & Real Estate Services Executive Director of Operations & Maintenance Ken Ogawa. Using clean steam...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

The Models of Excellence program is a reminder of the incredible impact that staff contributions have on Penn's success each day.  This year, Ken Ogawa, FRES Executive Director for Operations...Read more »

Feb 8,2013

M.I. (Move-In) GREEN is Penn’s move-in engagement program dedicated to environmental sustainability. The program gives upperclass environmental leaders the...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

This fall, Penn Transit introduced a new vehicle to increase ridership capacity, improve handicap accessibility, provide a smoother service for riders, and expand the number of lower emission...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

The Penn Green Office Certification program recognizes that offices represent a significant portion of campus energy, material use and waste production. Through the Green Office Certification...Read more »

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If each person on campus uses one paper coffee cup each day, Penn would produce 9.6 million cups for waste

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