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August 9, 2011

In celebration of Earth Day 2011, Wharton conducted its second annual Huntsman Hall waste audit – a comprehensive waste sort that analyzes waste diversion rates, potential and waste composition. This...Read more »

August 9, 2011

As part of Penn’s Sustainable Transportation Initiative, Penn Transportation and Parking has joined with VPSI, a national leader in vanpooling and sustainable transportation, to expand vanpooling options to Penn faculty...Read more »

August 9, 2011

Although we’re nearing the end of the summer, the heat is still on in the Philadelphia region. Here are some actions you can take that will help conserve energy on...Read more »

May 12, 2011

Penn Park construction workers are taking advantage of this week’s perfect springtime weather to keep the 24-acre project on track for a fall opening. As construction nears completion on the...Read more »

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

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

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

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 »

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There are currently 6 LEED Certified buildings on the University of Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia campus. 

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