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Nov 5,2013

Penn’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division works continually enhance the retail offerings at Penn and respond to changing market conditions. Student and community interest in an...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Since its inception in 2008, PennMOVES has annually collected approximately 90,000 pounds of items that students can't take with them when they leave campus in the summer such as clothes,...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

“Spring finally may be here! For a while, it was hard to imagine sunny warm days and fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, but it seems we’ve made it through winter,” said Kristy Crocetto,...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

Last spring Penn students from Professor Mary Summers’ Politics of Food Class approached Penn Dining and its food service provider Bon Appetit about working with Feeding America, a national...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

Business Services has launched a Green Travel page as part of the Penn Travel and Expense Management website:  http://...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

The SEAS Green Team hosted a Book Swap in January where faculty, staff and engineering students were encouraged to clear out and trade up on the contents of their bookshelves. Karema Seliem,...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

The practice of composting is growing on Penn’s campus. Post-consumer food waste is collected in Houston Hall, for example, and this type of composting is also part of some offices’ qualifications...Read more »

Apr 13,2015

Penn’s Green Living certification program recognizes students for their individual efforts to live a sustainable lifestyle, awarding Gold, Silver, and Bronze level certifications and rewards from...Read more »

Feb 6,2015

PennMoves, the University of Pennsylvania's Move-Out collection and donation program coordinated...Read more »

Dec 2,2014

The SAS Sustainability team started last summer a new Furniture Reuse Process in the School of Arts & Sciences. The goal is to divert serviceable SAS furniture from landfills — achieved...Read more »

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As of November 2014, 80 offices on Penn’s campus have completed the Green Office Certification program.

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