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February 2, 2010

Business Services’ Transportation and Parking Department launched a Commuter Survey in conjunction with its annual Parking Survey for the first time this past fall.

Business Services’ Transportation and Parking...Read more »

February 1, 2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Few hungry students are concerned where their food is coming from — they are more interested in where it’s going... full story...Read more »

January 28, 2010

Penn News Staff, Penn Current -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann was among 25 university presidents who have signed onto a global agreement in support of campus-wide principles and...Read more »

January 26, 2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- With RecycleMania 2010 about one week underway, the kick off event for the competition took place in Houston Hall on Monday. Several sustainability-related...Read more »

January 25, 2010

Lynne Adkins, KYW Newsradio -- Penn is one of more than 400 colleges and universities competing over trash.

''Recyclemania'' is a friendly competition designed to increase awareness and participation in...Read more »

January 18, 2010

Becki Steinberg, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- RecycleMania, a ten-week-long competition that encourages students and faculty to minimize waste, begins at Penn this month with kickoff events promoting sustainable living. Throughout...Read more »

December 21, 2009

Chrissy Kadleck, Waste & Recycling News -- Imagine carolers merrily going door to door, spreading the timely message of energy reduction and passing out gifts of compact fluorescent light bulbs...Read more »

December 14, 2009

Heenal Patel, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Last week, Penn approved the funding of 10 Green Fund projects, including the creation of an urban garden on the University’s campus. The Green...Read more »

December 10, 2009

Heenal Patel, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Many colleges around the country have begun incorporating energy efficient and environmentally friendly building designs. But often these buildings do not perform as sustainably...Read more »

December 7, 2009

The School of Arts and Sciences recently launched its new Sustainable Development Concentration in Organizational Dynamics with a panel discussion on Eco-Municipalities.

Follow the links below to listen to the...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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