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Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.

Waste News

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 »

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 »

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