Compost Tea

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

News

Green Report Card Ranks Penn Ahead of Area Schools

October 24, 2008

"The University of Pennsylvania outranked other schools in the area on an annual sustainability report card conducted by the Sustainable Endowments Institute."

Philadelphia Business Journal

Fact

Penn’s undergraduate major in Environmental Studies was the first in the country in 1972.

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