Our Committment

Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.


Penn Named 2010 Tree Campus USA School

August 9, 2011

Penn is one of 114 colleges and universities across the country to be recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a 2010 Tree Campus USA school. The program honors college campuses and nearby neighborhood leaders for promoting healthy urban forest management and engaging the campus community in environmental stewardship. This is the second year in a row that Penn has received the Tree Campus USA designation. Click here to view the complete list of Tree Campus USA schools honored by the Arbor Day Foundation.


A zero waste event is one in which at least 90% of the waste is diverted from the landfill through enhanced recycling and/or composting efforts.

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