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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 »

Green Living at Penn
Sep 5,2013

The Green Living Certification, offered through Penn’s Green Campus Partnership, provides students with an opportunity to reflect on their environmental impact and to recognize the importance of their daily, individual decisions on the University’s sustainability initiatives. Read more »

Aug 27,2013

M.I. (Move In) Green volunteers welcomed students to a new academic year at Penn, as a visible example of environmental sustainability efforts at work. ...Read more »

Jul 8,2013

In April, the School of Arts & Sciences hosted a one-hour workshop on the basics of home composting, open to the entire Penn community. The workshop was held at The...Read more »

Jul 8,2013

Numbers are up among Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps, having gone from just 60 participating in the program in 2012, to more than 100 as of this May. According to Andrea Kreiner, Sustainability...Read more »

Jul 8,2013

Student Eco-Reps in Harnwell College House rose above the piles of papers, odd shoes, unopened boxes of pasta, and unwanted desk lamps to organize a reuse/recycle program during Move-Out. Hannah...Read more »

Jul 2,2013

Groups participating in the Green Office program are making a commitment to understand and...Read more »

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By installing water filtration machines and stopping bottled water purchases, Penn has saved tens of thousands of dollars.

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