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Penn treats the campus soil, grass, and plants with compost tea -- an organic alternative to chemical fertilizers

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July 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 31, 2013

The new Edward W. Kane Park, marked its official opening to the University community on June 11, with a ribbon-cutting celebration attended by Mr. Kane, Craig Carnaroli, University EVP, and...Read more »

May 13, 2013

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

April 26, 2013

The University of Pennsylvania is a Tree Campus USA for the fourth year in row, a designation awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation. Read more »

April 24, 2013

The Class of 2013 planting ceremony marks the fifth commemoration of this new Penn tradition, where a tree is planted and dedicated on campus in honor of each Penn class.Read more »

April 22, 2013

The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia has finished in first place in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s nationwide College and University Green Power Challenge.Read more »

April 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 »

April 12, 2013

The Penn Transit Survey is now available online. Complete the survey for a chance to win a gift certificate to Penne Restaurant.Read more »

March 26, 2013

Together with the Office of the Provost, the Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee, and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, the Benjamin Franklin Scholars (BFS) program is pleased to announce the...Read more »

March 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 »

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