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.
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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 »
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.
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Sandy Bauers, Philadelphia Inquirer -- It's big. It's brainy. Officials say it will save money. And it's solar-powered to boot. Philadelphia installed the first of a new generation of...Read more »
Every day thousands of students pass through the Green, hustling to classes, social events and dorms. Which is why the organizers of Penn's participation in this year's nationwide Recyclemania...Read more »
"We see it as kind of closing the ecological cycle between when you use a product and consume it and it generates waste, and then turn the waste back into something useful."
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