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

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Make Your Holiday Events More Sustainable with Our Green Events Guide

December 15, 2011

The multitude of events held on campus each year provide an opportunity to inform visitors about the philosophy of our Climate Action Plan while reducing environmental impacts and helping us reach our sustainability goals. Penn hosts a variety of campus events each year, ranging from office brown bags to formal receptions.  As such, event greening will vary based on the scope, location, and size of the event.  Click here to visit our Green Events Guide page, which provides overall guidelines for sustainable event planning.

Fact

Penn President Amy Gutmann was the first Ivy League President to sign the Presidents' Climate Commitment.

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