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Zero Waste Event
Oct 18,2013

This year, QuakerFest, the alumni picnic held before the Homecoming football game, will be a zero-waste event -- meaning all waste will be recycled, composted, or re-used. Student Volunteers are Needed!Read more »

Greenbuild 2013 Conference
Oct 1,2013

Students with an interest in environmental sustainability are needed for the Greenbuild 2013 Conference, November 20-22. Volunteer slots are open from November 15-23,...Read more »

Oct 1,2013

The Greenbuild 2013 International Conference and Expo visits Philadelphia, November 20-22.  A plus for Penn, being located in the host city, is that the University will...Read more »

Green Living at Penn
Sep 5,2013

The Green Living Certification, offered through Penn’s Green Campus Partnership, provides students with an opportunity to reflect on their environmental impact and to recognize the importance of their daily, individual decisions on the University’s sustainability initiatives. Read more »

Jul 8,2013

In April, the School of Arts & Sciences hosted a one-hour workshop on the basics of home composting, open to the entire Penn community. The workshop was held at The...Read more »

Jul 8,2013

Buying local and fresh has long been part of Bon Appétit’s commitment to the Penn community. One part of this arrangement sources baked goods from the...Read more »

Jul 2,2013

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

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