Compost Tea

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

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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 »

March 24, 2010

Vanessa Martinez, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Last week, PhillyCarShare — a company that rents cars to insured drivers over the age of 19 — announced that it will offer a...Read more »

March 23, 2010

Almanac -- Earth Hour, an initiative launched by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) three years ago, is a global call to action to take responsibility and to get involved in...Read more »

March 22, 2010

Nikki Seligman, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- On Saturday, Penn Environmental Group volunteers and Eco-Reps made an inventory of the recycling systems in each college house — an effort called Bin...Read more »

March 16, 2010

Almanac -- The University of Pennsylvania and Tsinghua University announced agreements to build upon research and academic collaborations between the two schools. In particular, the universities reaffirmed their commitment to...Read more »

March 1, 2010

Molly Petrilla, The Pennsylvania Gazette -- Life as a “green” consumer at Penn requires asking tough questions: Does the Coup de Taco food truck use plastic bags or Styrofoam? Do...Read more »

March 1, 2010

Molly Petrilla, The Pennsylvania Gazette -- Remember the dining halls? You can still get a burger and fries, but pretty much everything else has changed.

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February 9, 2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Penn Dining has launched its Scrape Bucket Campaign — a five-day challenge to track and reduce food waste in Penn dining halls. From Monday...Read more »

February 5, 2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- The plan for Penn Park — the 24-acre, $40-million project that will serve as the University’s athletic nucleus — is raising the bar for...Read more »

February 4, 2010

Heather A. Davis, Penn Current -- Since 1928, the Sigma Chi fraternity has resided in the striking red brick house at 3809 Locust Walk, the home originally built for the...Read more »

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Fact

The average distance food travels from farm to plate is 1,500 miles.

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