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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 »

Jul 1,2013

Purchasing Services is pleased to announce major improvements to Ben’s Attic.  These enhancements have been made possible through a Green Fund Grant and are based on feedback and surveys conducted...Read more »

May 13,2013

This year, Penn’s Athletics Eco-Reps took major steps toward greening the annual Penn Relays.Read more »

Apr 16,2013

The Penn Green Campus Partnership has awarded four Green Fund grants for Spring 2013, bringing the total number of funded projects to 49. Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Students' daily choices impact the University's overall sustainability initiatives. With the enthusiastic involvement of Stouffer College House, the Green Campus Partnership has introduced the ...Read more »

Mar 20,2013

Visitors to the Penn Museum who enjoy a meal in the Pepper Mill Café can be assured that if they do not clean their plates, the waste will not end up in a landfill. Thanks to a Fall 2012 Green...Read more »

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