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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 »

March 1, 2011

In support of RecycleMania, the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s (SEAS) Communitech group will host the 2nd Annual electronic waste (e-waste) recycling event for the Penn community on Friday,...Read more »

January 20, 2011

Penn’s Organizational Dynamics Graduate Program, in collaboration with the Penn Green Campus Partnership, is offering a course this spring titled, “Leadership and Sustainability: How to Create Collaborative Innovation.”

The class...Read more »

January 20, 2011

Take a hands-on approach to the Year of Water this spring with ENVS410: Clean Water, Green Cities. Led by Howard Neukrug, Water Commissioner for the City of Philadelphia, this Academically...Read more »

January 20, 2011

In conjunction with the Philadelphia Global Water Initiative (PGWI) and Penn's Year of Water, the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) Student Sustainability Advisory Board is sponsoring a kick-off event...Read more »

January 20, 2011

King’s Court / English College House will undergo a complete replacement of trash and recycling bins throughout the building later this month, the first project in a series of planned...Read more »

January 20, 2011

Following a successful pilot in Huntsman Hall, a project to recycle paper towels in restrooms will be expanded to additional buildings over the next couple months. Since many Penn buildings...Read more »

January 20, 2011

To support the Climate Action Plan goal of lowering the University’s carbon footprint, Penn Parking Services is designating five percent of its parking spaces in garages for electric/hybrid vehicles.

The...Read more »

January 20, 2011

The Wharton School recently concluded a Fall 2010 pilot project that replaced the deskside trash bins of over 50 staff members in Vance Hall with paper recycling bins. In addition...Read more »

January 20, 2011

Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services has announced the selection of several Energy Reduction Fund projects that are currently being implemented across the campus. The Energy Reduction Fund, launched in...Read more »

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