Waste News

Nov 25,2013

Thanks to the generous gift from the Class of 1977 with cooperation from the School of Social Policy and Practice and Facilities and Real Estate Services, 3815 Walnut Street now...Read more »

Nov 22,2013

Take some time this weekend to ReThink your wardrobe and do a closet clean-out.  Maybe you have outgrown or out-worn some of your clothes and shoes, but these items could...Read more »

Nov 21,2013

Members of the Penn Community seeking to significantly reduce their office...Read more »

Nov 20,2013

Penn’s Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services with help from outside consultants, Haley & Aldrich, is currently in the process of implementing a campus-wide Solid Waste Management...Read more »

Nov 19,2013

As part of Penn’s ReThink Your Footprint campaign, student Eco-Reps will be participating in a week-long activity tracking their personal waste disposal habits.  Each Eco...Read more »

Nov 15,2013

The Penn Athletics Eco-Reps are excited to announce the first Zero-Waste Awareness basketball game for the 2013-2014 season. The Awareness Game will occur during the Penn vs. Penn State match-up...Read more »

Nov 15,2013

As part of ReThink Your Footprint, Student Eco-Reps in Penn's College Houses are encouraged to organize low-/zero-waste events this month.

On Saturday, November 16, King's...Read more »

Nov 13,2013

It may be just a little more than half-way through the semester, but already more than 75 Penn students have applied to be certified “green.”  The new Green...Read more »

Nov 12,2013

In an effort to employ more organic solutions in the maintenance of Penn's campus landscapes, Facilities and Real Estate Services treats the campus soil, grass, and...Read more »

Nov 11,2013

Think about how much waste a picnic with more than 1,400 people could generate, and then think about how amazing it is that 94% of that waste was diverted from the landfill. That’s just what...Read more »

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If each person on campus uses one paper coffee cup each day, Penn would produce 9.6 million cups for waste

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