November 3, 2015
Mini Bins are here at the School of Nursing! 
Mini Bins are small trash receptacles that, because of their size, encourage people to reduce the amount of waste they...Read more »
Bailey Rowland AASHE Oct 2015
October 26, 2015

Bailey Rowland (C'14, MES'15), who had worked as an intern in Penn’s Sustainability Office, received the prestigious Undergraduate Student Research Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in...Read more »

October 16, 2015

Join Penn Dining and Bon Appétit Management Company for a week of food festivities October 19th-22nd. Learn about fostering a healthy, sustainable food system. For a full list of events and...Read more »

October 5, 2015

Promoting sustainability in the National Parks system is not unlike promoting sustainability at Penn, Penn’s Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps learned at their September 22 meeting. The lunch speaker was Kris...Read more »

September 21, 2015

The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities presents the Symposium on Performance, Politics, and Climate Change, a two-day program at the intersection of avant garde theater, social protest, and climate change communication. The symposium...Read more »

August 26, 2015

With the launch of the 2009 Climate Action Plan, Penn began a building-level metering initiative on campus that included steam, chilled water, and advanced electricity meters. Having accurate, frequent measurement...Read more »

August 26, 2015

The composting industry in our region is going through significant changes that are having an impact on Penn’s solid waste management processes. Foremost is the closure of the Wilmington Organics...Read more »

August 24, 2015

carbon footprint: The total amount of greenhouse gases produced to directly and indirectly support human activities, usually expressed in equivalent tons of carbon dioxide (CO2).

One of the most ambitious...Read more »

August 24, 2015

Since 2009, the Eco-Reps program has engaged Penn students as peer educators, campaign organizers, and sustainability champions. Starting this fall, the Sustainability Office is introducing a new feature of the...Read more »

August 24, 2015

To improve environmental practices for building renovation projects across campus, the Office of the University Architect has published guidelines for all phases of applicable renovation projects, related to project design,...Read more »



2013 marks the fifth year in a row that Penn has received the Tree Campus USA® designation, awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation.

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