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January 12, 2012

The Penn Ice Rink was awarded a grant from Penn's Green Fund for the installation of a water density system that will reduce the rink's energy usage and provide an...Read more »

January 10, 2012

Over the summer, an office space at the Penn Women’s Center was transformed into a stylish, completely sustainable kitchen. Boasting recycled wood cabinets and countertop, energy-saving appliances and worm compost...Read more »

December 15, 2011

The Academics Subcommittee of Penn's Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee (ESAC) is calling for proposals to participate in a university-wide faculty workshop on implementing sustainability across the curriculum. The workshop aims...Read more »

December 15, 2011

The Morris Arboretum will host its 23rd Annual Winter Landscape Design Symposium on Thursday, January 12, and Friday, January 13, at Haverford College. Entitled Conversations Across Fields: Interdisciplinary Approaches to...Read more »

December 15, 2011

Congratulations to the Quad College Houses (Fisher Hassenfeld, Riepe, and Ware) and the Franklin Building for their victories in this fall's Power Down Challenge, a three-week energy conservation competition which...Read more »

December 15, 2011

Eight new sustainability projects from the Fall 2011 application pool have been selected to receive grants from the Penn Green Fund. The new projects will be implemented over the remainder...Read more »

December 15, 2011

The multitude of events held on campus each year provide an opportunity to inform visitors about the philosophy of our Climate Action Plan while reducing environmental impacts and helping us...Read more »

December 15, 2011

Penn's Netter Center is breaking ground -- again.

This time at Bartram's Garden, where the Netter Center's Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) -- in partnership with the Pennsylvania...Read more »

December 15, 2011

In response to student demand, Penn’s Department of Transportation and Parking has been working with Zipcar and PhillyCarShare to increase carsharing options on campus. Zipcar, the world's largest car sharing...Read more »

December 12, 2011

Weiss Pavilion, Penn’s intercollegiate athletic weight training room and recreation center within the north arcade of Franklin Field, has been certified LEED Gold by the United States Green Building Council...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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