Ladybug Launch

Biological pest control practices have been put into place, including the release of ladybugs to control aphids and praying mantises to remove other damaging insects.

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April 15, 2010

The School of Medicine has made last month’s discussion on green lab practices available online through the University’s MediaSite technology. Click here to view the presentation on best practices...Read more »

April 15, 2010

In an effort to create a safer and more sustainable campus, the University of Pennsylvania has embarked on a campaign to educate the community on bike riding policies and procedures....Read more »

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

PhillyCarShare has introduced its new Keystone Plan especially designed for individuals who don't need a vehicle often but still want the convenience of car sharing.

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

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 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 »

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The Penn Environmental Group hosts GreenFest each semester, a campus-wide environmental festival.

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