Waste News

Feb 2,2010

The Penn Undergraduate Assembly (UA) kicked off a pilot recycling bin program in Fisher-Hassenfeld College House over the weekend. The project is part of a larger UA review of recycling on- and...Read more »

Feb 2,2010

Take advantage of the new and existing recycling programs available through Penn Business Services.

Writing Instrument Recycling
Business Services has launched a new...Read more »

Jan 26,2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- With RecycleMania 2010 about one week underway, the kick off event for the competition took place in Houston Hall on Monday....Read more »

Jan 25,2010

Lynne Adkins, KYW Newsradio -- Penn is one of more than 400 colleges and universities competing over trash.

''Recyclemania'' is a friendly competition designed to increase...Read more »

Jan 18,2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- RecycleMania, a ten-week-long competition that encourages students and faculty to minimize waste, begins at Penn this month with kickoff events...Read more »

Dec 7,2009

The Penn Bookstore is now offering a new line of sustainable clothing called S.O.5. which features a variety of t-shirts and sweatshirts, all made from organic or recycled cotton or bamboo fabrics...Read more »

Dec 7,2009

The University recycling rate of paper, cardboard, and commingled (glass, plastic, and metal) materials reached 23 percent from July through September, an increase from the 19 percent that was...Read more »

Oct 8,2009

In March 2009, seven Greek houses began participating in a pilot recycling program that aims to integrate Penn’s sustainability initiatives with the Greek community.

Representatives from...Read more »

Oct 8,2009

In May, Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) installed 10 BigBelly solar-powered trash compactor and recycling units after a successful 2007 pilot installation at 36th & Chestnut streets...Read more »

Sep 2,2009

Plastic water and soda bottles that are said to last forever in a landfill will instead grace the 2,500 or so Penn graduating seniors next spring as their commencement caps and gowns.

The...Read more »

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