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Green Campus Partnership Student Association Presents Green Week 2011

April 6, 2011

The Green Campus Partnership Student Association, a collaborative of student sustainability groups across campus, is hosting "Green Week" through Saturday, April 9. The week’s events will showcase the wide range of opportunities available to students interested in getting involved with Penn’s environmental sustainability efforts.

Among the student groups in attendance will be the Penn Eco-Reps, Penn Environmental Group, Penn Garden, Penn Solar, and Penn Engineers Without Borders. Recruitment for 2011-2012 Penn Eco-Reps will take place throughout the week.

Green Week will culminate with the Penn Environmental Group’s Spring 2011 “Greenfest” on Friday, April 8, and a United By Blue River Cleanup event on Saturday, April 9. Visit the Green Campus Partnership website for a full event schedule.

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By installing water filtration machines and stopping bottled water purchases, Penn has saved tens of thousands of dollars.

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