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Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.


A Year of Water, Everywhere

March 25, 2010

Heather Davis, Penn Current -- Water is ubiquitous. We bathe in it, consume it and cook with it. We paddle over it, dive into it and skim the surface of it. And we witness political battles that are waged over it, communities across the globe that search for ways to get it and artists who seek to capture the spirit of water in art, poetry and literature. To explore this big topic properly, the Office of the Provost has named the 2010-11 academic year the Year of Water... full story


A zero waste event is one in which at least 90% of the waste is diverted from the landfill through enhanced recycling and/or composting efforts.

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