Waste News

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 »

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 »

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