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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 »

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 »

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There are currently 6 LEED Certified buildings on the University of Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia campus. 

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