General News

Nov 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 working...Read more »

Nov 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 »
Nov 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...Read more »

Oct 16,2015

Join Penn Dining and Bon Appétit Management Company for a week of food festivities October 19th-22nd. Learn about fostering a healthy, sustainable food system. For a full list of events and to...Read more »

Sep 21,2015

The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities presents the Symposium on Performance, Politics, and Climate Change, a two-day program at the intersection of avant garde theater, social...Read more »

Aug 26,2015

With the launch of the 2009 Climate Action Plan, Penn began a building-level metering initiative on campus that included steam, chilled water, and advanced electricity meters. Having...Read more »

Aug 24,2015

Since 2009, the Eco-Reps program has engaged Penn students as peer educators, campaign organizers, and sustainability champions. Starting this fall, the Sustainability Office is introducing a new...Read more »

Aug 24,2015

To improve environmental practices for building renovation projects across campus, the Office of the University Architect has published guidelines for all phases of applicable renovation projects...Read more »

Aug 24,2015

Penn employees welcomed the beginning of warmer weather this spring by getting outdoors for at least 30 minutes each day, as part of the University’s 2015...Read more »

Aug 12,2015

Applications are open for Penn Student Eco-Reps – the deadline is August 30. Penn Eco-Reps is an environmental leadership program that promotes sustainable lifestyles across Penn’s communities. Read more »


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