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Mar 17,2014

The Green Campus Partnership awarded one Fall 2013 Green Fund Grant to a group of students in Penn School of Engineering and Applied Science for their idea of bringing gamification to campus...Read more »

Mar 17,2014

Penn Purchasing Services announced in February the availability of a new discount pricing agreement with Wash Cycle Laundry, Inc., a University-preferred supplier of sustainable laundry services...Read more »

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Feb 10,2014

Can a sports arena that seats 9,000 hold an event that produces zero landfill waste?

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Jan 14,2014

In a video produced by University Communications, Penn Environmental Sustainability Director Dan Garofalo explains the recent ReThink Your Footprint campaign in the larger context of Penn...Read more »

Dec 17,2013

Each year, the University spends an astonishing $100 million on information technology, or IT supplies. Separately, Penn spends about $20 million annually on office supplies and support.Read more »

Nov 27,2013

Use these Did You Know? posters to illustrate the reality of waste minimization.Read more »

Nov 27,2013

Morris Arboretum is working to have its Compton Café certified as a Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association. They are working on accumulating points in seven categories such as water...Read more »

Nov 27,2013

The Perelman School of Medicine launched a ...Read more »

Nov 25,2013

Penn uses Northeast Philadelphia-based Revolution Recovery for its Small Projects Group construction and demolition waste recycling. Revolution Recovery’s corporate mission — to keep materials out...Read more »

Nov 25,2013

The Wharton Staff Town Hall and Staff Appreciation Gathering, a luncheon held twice each academic year, offers an opportunity for Dean Thomas S. Robertson and other Wharton senior administrators...Read more »

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