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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 »

Aug 26,2015

The composting industry in our region is going through significant changes that are having an impact on Penn’s solid waste management processes. Foremost is the closure of the Wilmington Organics...Read more »

Aug 24,2015

Nearly 47,000 pounds of clothing and household goods were donated by Penn students when they moved out last May – and it all went to Goodwill, thanks to volunteers with PennMOVES. The PennMOVES...Read more »

Aug 24,2015

Composting bins arrived for the retail restaurants along 40th Street in April, so that these businesses might begin to align their operations with the Waste Minimization recommendations in the ...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 »

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