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Dec 20,2012

Penn uses Northeast Philadelphia-based Revolution Recovery for its Small Projects Group construction and demolition waste recycling. Decision-makers in Facilities and Real Estate Services...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 »

Dec 20,2012

Some of the most sustainable construction work on campus doesn’t always have the highest profile. Oftentimes doing significant maintenance and upgrades to existing buildings can produce a “greener...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

In addition to the ten courses offered this academic year which are the direct results of Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum collaboration between professors and student...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Penn will continue its Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum program in 2013 to help Penn faculty introduce environmental sustainability concepts and theories into existing and new...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

 

With sweltering summer days thankfully gone, and winter’s chill not yet arrived, October on Penn’s campus provided some of the best outdoor days this year. To encourage Penn staff members...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Four more sustainable projects will have a genesis on Penn’s campus, thanks to the University’s Green Fund. These newly green-lighted projects include food waste composting at the Penn Museum and...Read more »

Oct 31,2012

Due to office closures related to Hurricaine Sandy, the Fall 2012 Green Fund deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND AT 5PM.

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Oct 31,2012
This year’s Power Down Challenge will run from Wednesday, October 31 – Sunday, November 18. The original start date was changed due to Hurricane Sandy....Read more »
Oct 26,2012

Sustainability efforts at the University of Pennsylvania were featured in an October report on WHYY. This story was carried by a number of NPR stations nationwide.

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