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Waste News

Nov 7,2013

College House Eco-Reps will be conducting waste audits during ReThink Your Footprint to learn about their house’s recycling and trash streams.  Each group will sort through the contents...Read more »

Green Office Sample Certificate
Nov 6,2013

Just how “green” are offices at Penn? Offices represent a significant portion of campus energy and material use and waste production. The Green Campus Partnership recognizes the efforts of staff...Read more »

Oct 24,2013

This fall, thanks to a Green Fund Grant, Penn...Read more »

Oct 24,2013

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

Oct 24,2013

Move In (M.I.) Green student volunteers fanned out across campus, united in their goal to collect the debris of move in and direct those bags, boxes and containers to their proper recycling...Read more »

Oct 24,2013

ReThink Your Footprint is Penn’s Fall 2013 waste minimization initiative. It culminates during three weeks, November 4 – 22, with an awareness campaign designed to engage...Read more »

Zero Waste Event
Oct 18,2013

This year, QuakerFest, the alumni picnic held before the Homecoming football game, will be a zero-waste event -- meaning all waste will be recycled, composted, or re-used. Student Volunteers are Needed!Read more »

Greenbuild 2013 Conference
Oct 1,2013

Students with an interest in environmental sustainability are needed for the Greenbuild 2013 Conference, November 20-22. Volunteer slots are open from November 15-23,...Read more »

Oct 1,2013

The Greenbuild 2013 International Conference and Expo visits Philadelphia, November 20-22.  A plus for Penn, being located in the host city, is that the University will...Read more »

green ideas
Sep 27,2013

Get funding for your "green" ideas! Deadline October 7!

The Green Campus Partnership is looking for the best ideas from students to increase awareness and share educational...Read more »

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