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April 15, 2010

Bon Appétit at Penn Dining is helping diners protect the planet this Earth Day one forkful at a time by hosting its first annual Low Carbon Diet Day at Penn...Read more »

April 15, 2010

Residents of Hill College House put their recycling skills to the test over the past two weeks, collecting bottle caps and aluminum tabs from recyclables to see which floor would...Read more »

April 15, 2010

Finding fresh, local foods is now easier than ever on Penn’s campus and across the City of Philadelphia. This summer, University City will boast three farmers’ markets, so stop by...Read more »

April 15, 2010

The recently renovated Music Building has been recognized for a 2010 Preservation Achievement Award by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. The windows, brick, and other historic features of the...Read more »

April 15, 2010

Woodland Walk, the pathway linking Spruce and 38th Streets in front of the Quad, has recently been renovated, with final landscaping features coming this spring. The traditional Penn brick and...Read more »

April 9, 2010

Greg Johnson, Penn Current -- Buildings are responsible for 40 percent of society’s total energy consumption, burning enormous amounts of fossil fuels for light, heat, cool air and other forms...Read more »

April 9, 2010

Penn President Amy Gutmann and University representatives welcomed the sustainability coordinators from several peer institutions on Thursday as Penn hosted the annual Ivy Plus Sustainability Conference. The conference, first held...Read more »

April 7, 2010

Facilities and Real Estate Services is pleased to announce the Green Fund recipients from the Spring 2010 semester. The Penn Green Fund is a competitively awarded grant that finances...Read more »

March 25, 2010

Trishula Patel, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- In line with Penn’s sustainability initiatives, a group of students and faculty are working to solidify the curriculum for a new class on sustainability...Read more »

March 25, 2010

Heather Davis, Penn Current -- Water is ubiquitous. We bathe in it, consume it and cook with it. We paddle over it, dive into it and skim the surface of...Read more »

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

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