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April 6, 2011

The Green Campus Partnership Student Association, a collaborative of student sustainability groups across campus, is hosting "Green Week" through Saturday, April 9. The week’s events will showcase the wide range...Read more »

April 6, 2011

Over the last year, Steinberg Conference Center, home to Wharton’s Executive Education program and managed by Aramark, has implemented a portfolio of sustainability initiatives that have increased recycling, reduced waste,...Read more »

April 6, 2011

As the first institution to take part in Philadelphia’s Creating Canopy program, the University of Pennsylvania partnered with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department last week to distribute over 300...Read more »

April 6, 2011

Not sure what to do with your used alkaline batteries? Bring them to one of the new battery recycling bins located in several buildings across campus. In an effort to...Read more »

April 6, 2011

Through the eight-week national waste reduction competition between over 600 colleges and universities, Penn recycled approximately 28 percent of its waste, just shy of its 30 percent goal for RecycleMania...Read more »

April 6, 2011

Penn Purchasing Services, together with Telrose and Office Depot, has announced a series of important new initiatives for University offices that will help reduce, reuse, recycle, and make progress toward...Read more »

April 6, 2011

Over the past two years, the Department of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics (DRIA) and the Green Campus Partnership have collaborated to successfully integrate sustainable practices into the daily operations and...Read more »

April 6, 2011

Joe's Café, a new eatery located on the ground floor of the Wharton School's Steinberg-Dietrich Hall, has been awarded with LEED Gold certification for Commercial Interiors for its sustainable food-service...Read more »

April 6, 2011

The recently renovated and expanded Music Building of the School of Arts and Sciences has become the first LEED Gold building on the Penn campus. Originally designed to meet the...Read more »

April 6, 2011

Following a recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation designed to modernize the property’s 238 guest rooms and suites, The Hilton Inn at Penn was awarded a $100,000 energy improvement grant...Read more »

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Penn has won the EPA Green Power Purchasing Award every year since 2006.

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