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December 20, 2012

This fall, Penn Transit introduced a new vehicle to increase ridership capacity, improve handicap accessibility, provide a smoother service for riders, and expand the number of lower emission vehicles in...Read more »

December 20, 2012

During reconstruction work on Wharton’s Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, the project team found that the pergola trelliswork marking the Locust Walk entrance could not be saved due to signs of extensive...Read more »

December 20, 2012

When the Singh Center for Nanotechnology opens in the Spring, Penn will add to its campus a premier facility that integrates state-of-the-art nanocharacterization, nanofabrication, and property measurement facilities. A sloping...Read more »

December 20, 2012

Penn uses Northeast Philadelphia-based Revolution Recovery for its Small Projects Group construction and demolition waste recycling. Decision-makers in Facilities and Real Estate Services determined that Revolution Recovery’s corporate mission —...Read more »

December 20, 2012

The Penn Green Office Certification program recognizes that offices represent a significant portion of campus energy, material use and waste production. Through the Green Office Certification Program, offices across campus...Read more »

December 20, 2012

Some of the most sustainable construction work on campus doesn’t always have the highest profile. Oftentimes doing significant maintenance and upgrades to existing buildings can produce a “greener” outcome than...Read more »

December 20, 2012

In addition to the ten courses offered this academic year which are the direct results of Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum collaboration between professors and student research assistants, many more...Read more »

December 20, 2012

Penn will continue its Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum program in 2013 to help Penn faculty introduce environmental sustainability concepts and theories into existing and new courses. In the late...Read more »

December 20, 2012

The movement toward sustainability on campus reaches beyond the students, faculty and staff who spend most of their time in classrooms and offices. The numerous labs on campus provide a...Read more »

December 20, 2012

 

With sweltering summer days thankfully gone, and winter’s chill not yet arrived, October on Penn’s campus provided some of the best outdoor days this year. To encourage Penn staff...Read more »

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If each person on campus uses one paper coffee cup each day, Penn would produce 9.6 million cups for waste

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