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Penn President Amy Gutmann on Repower America

November 1, 2009

President Amy Gutmann recently posted a video on the electronic wall of the website Repower America—a virtual cork board featuring influential leaders and citizens speaking on environmental issues. Her spot highlights Penn’s green initiatives and the release of the University’s Climate Action Plan, designed to further reduce the carbon footprint of the University. Penn’s dedication to sustainability was recently lauded when it received Green Report Card 2010’s highest rating. Check out all the voices on the wall, and add your own, at repoweramerica.org.

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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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