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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

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 »

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

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

oe’s Café, a new eatery located on the ground floor of the Wharton School’s Steinberg Hall - Dietrich Hall is the quintessential example of the University’s green efforts: a campus...Read more »

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

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