Ladybug Launch

Biological pest control practices have been put into place, including the release of ladybugs to control aphids and praying mantises to remove other damaging insects.

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Nov 30,2010

Seven new sustainability projects have been selected to receive support from the Penn Green Fund after the Fall 2010 application period came to a close on October 29. The new projects will be...Read more »

Nov 30,2010

With the launch of the Climate Action Plan in September 2009 the University of Pennsylvania, the first Ivy League signatory of the Presidents’ Climate Commitment, has become a leading voice in...Read more »

Sep 23,2010

The Penn Green Campus Partnership has selected 105 students to lead environmental sustainability initiatives as Eco-Reps in all 11 College Houses and 26 Greek chapters.

Eco-Reps is an...Read more »

Aug 23,2010

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania came in at No. 19 –- up from No. 45 last year -- in the Sierra Club Magazine’s ranking of colleges it believes are doing the most for the planet....Read more »

Jun 15,2010

The Hilton Inn at Penn, a AAA four diamond Hilton property located in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania’s campus in West Philadelphia, is sporting a new “look” in its lobby that’s as...Read more »

Apr 30,2010

While the nation celebrated Earth Day on April 22, the Green Campus Partnership at the University of Pennsylvania offered a slate of green events throughout the month because a single day just...Read more »

Apr 9,2010

Penn President Amy Gutmann and University representatives welcomed the sustainability coordinators from several peer institutions on Thursday as Penn hosted the annual Ivy Plus Sustainability...Read more »

Apr 7,2010

Facilities and Real Estate Services is pleased to announce the Green Fund recipients from the Spring 2010 semester. The Penn Green Fund...Read more »

Mar 1,2010

Molly Petrilla, The Pennsylvania Gazette -- Life as a “green” consumer at Penn requires asking tough questions: Does the Coup de Taco food truck use plastic bags or Styrofoam? Do the D.P...Read more »

Feb 2,2010

Shortly after being selected among the first round of Penn Green Fund award recipients, the Penn Environmental Group has announced its first round of local businesses to become certified as part...Read more »

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