Compost Tea

Penn treats the campus soil, grass, and plants with compost tea -- an organic alternative to chemical fertilizers

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Oct 29,2013

More than 90 Penn staff members pledged to spend at least 30 minutes outdoors for 30 days in a row, as part of the 30x30...Read more »

Oct 23,2013

Penn’s student Eco-Reps kick off the semester with a community service project each fall. Both a team-building activity and a community service event, this initiative encourages students to...Read more »

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Oct 8,2013

Apply now for a Green Fund grant.  Penn’s Green Fund is designed to seed innovative ideas from Penn students, faculty, and staff with one-time grants of as much as $50,000.

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Aug 28,2013

Did you know that the EPA estimates that most Americans spend 90% of their time indoors? Join the movement to get outside by taking the 30x30 Challenge, sponsored by Penn's Green Campus...Read more »

Jul 11,2013

Facilities & Real Estate Services hosted more than 40 children of Penn employees on April 25, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day. A demonstration on Compost Tea introduced visiting kids...Read more »

May 13,2013

This year, Penn’s Athletics Eco-Reps took major steps toward greening the annual Penn Relays.Read more »

Apr 24,2013

The Class of 2013 planting ceremony marks the fifth commemoration of this new Penn tradition, where a tree is planted and dedicated on campus in honor of each Penn class.Read more »

Feb 13,2013

Penn’s Green Campus Partnership is now accepting student applications to the Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum’s (ISAC) Undergraduate Student Research...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 »

Jan 30,2013

Penn's Athletic Eco-Reps group heard from Alice Henly, Coordinator, Collegiate Sports Greening Project, Urban...Read more »

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