Compost Tea

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

News

Penn Law’s Golkin Hall Earns LEED Gold

October 23, 2013

Golkin Hall has been awarded LEED Gold status for new construction by the U.S. Green Building Council, a coveted recognition of best-in-class building strategies for energy and environmental design. The 40,000 square foot building, which opened in April 2012, incorporates advanced green features into its modern design for classrooms, administrative and faculty office space, and social areas. Read more on the University Communications News site.

Fact

If each person on campus uses one paper coffee cup each day, Penn would produce 9.6 million cups for waste

Share a Story

Do you have a sustainability story to share with the campus? Want to hear more about a specific topic or project?
Send us an email
and we'll consider the content for inclusion on the website or in a future e-newsletter.