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Dec 20,2012

During reconstruction work on Wharton’s Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, the project team found that the pergola trelliswork marking the Locust Walk entrance could not be saved due to signs of...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Penn uses Northeast Philadelphia-based Revolution Recovery for its Small Projects Group construction and demolition waste recycling. Decision-makers in Facilities and Real Estate Services...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

The Penn Green Office Certification program recognizes that offices represent a significant portion of campus energy, material use and waste production. Through the Green Office Certification...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Some of the most sustainable construction work on campus doesn’t always have the highest profile. Oftentimes doing significant maintenance and upgrades to existing buildings can produce a “greener...Read more »

Dec 20,2012

Four more sustainable projects will have a genesis on Penn’s campus, thanks to the University’s Green Fund. These newly green-lighted projects include food waste composting at the Penn Museum and...Read more »

Oct 31,2012

Due to office closures related to Hurricaine Sandy, the Fall 2012 Green Fund deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND AT 5PM.

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Oct 26,2012

Sustainability efforts at the University of Pennsylvania were featured in an October report on WHYY. This story was carried by a number of NPR stations nationwide.

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Oct 10,2012

In an effort to employ more organic solutions in the maintenance of Penn's campus landscapes,...Read more »

Oct 10,2012

Awarded a Green Fund grant in Spring 2012, the Recycling Center in the School of Engineering and Applied Science is demonstrating high usage after only two months of operation. The...Read more »

Jul 19,2012

Members of the Penn Environmental Group (PEG) and Penn Eco-Reps program have recently rolled out a new waste reduction initiative that focuses on repurposing non-traditional recyclables into...Read more »

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