Compost Tea

Penn treats the campus soil, grass, and plants with compost tea -- an organic alternative to chemical fertilizers

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July 26, 2010

The Penn Garden has recently been attracting the attention of the local press! Visit the links below to read more about the latest successful Penn Green Fund project:

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July 26, 2010

This summer’s Power Down Challenge held on June 17 proved to be a huge success and exceeded the high expectations of Penn Facilities staff. Conducted by the Green Campus Partnership,...Read more »

June 15, 2010

The Hilton Inn at Penn, a AAA four diamond Hilton property located in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania’s campus in West Philadelphia, is sporting a new “look” in...Read more »

June 1, 2010

Kelly Andrews, Wharton Magazine -- The sustainability movement at Wharton started small, six years ago, with the installation of the School’s first three-bin recycling cans. Today, the Wharton Sustainability Program...Read more »

June 1, 2010

Members of the Penn Environmental Group, Penn Garden Club, and Urban Nutrition Initiative met at Rodin College House in February to break ground on the site of the new Penn...Read more »

April 30, 2010

While the nation celebrated Earth Day on April 22, the Green Campus Partnership at the University of Pennsylvania offered a slate of green events throughout the month because a single...Read more »

April 15, 2010

The T.C. Chan Center for Building and Energy Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the T.C. Chan Center Portal. The Portal is a social networking site...Read more »

April 15, 2010

The Morris Arboretum will begin a shuttle bus series on Saturday, April 17, that offers students free transportation to and from the Arboretum for special events throughout the Fall 2010...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 »

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If each person on campus uses one paper coffee cup each day, Penn would produce 9.6 million cups for waste

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