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March 1, 2012

Yet another addition to the University’s impressive portfolio of Green Fund projects, the Penn Sustainability Review (PSR) is a student-run online and print publication featuring sustainability-related opinion editorials, leadership interviews,...Read more »

March 1, 2012

Following some technical upgrades at the University’s waste and recycling hauler’s facility, Penn recently added several new types of materials to its growing list of recyclables. All clean plastic containers...Read more »

March 1, 2012

Penn Appétit, Penn’s student-run food magazine, will host the Penn Food Summit on March 31 and April 1 on campus. The weekend will offer plenty of food, discussion,...Read more »

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 »

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Penn President Amy Gutmann was the first Ivy League President to sign the University Presidents' Climate Commitment.

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