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 »
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 »
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 »
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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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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In an effort to employ more organic solutions in the maintenance of Penn's campus landscapes,...Read more »
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 »
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 »
While Penn fell short of its 32 percent goal for RecycleMania 2012, the campus reduced its overall amount of waste generated by more than 85 tons during the eight-week competition as compared to...Read more »
Following some technical upgrades at the University’s waste and recycling hauler’s facility, Penn recently added several new types of materials to its growing list of recyclables. All clean...Read more »