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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 »

December 7, 2009

The school with the largest population of undergraduates at Penn, the College of Arts and Sciences, has established a Student Sustainability Advisory Board (SSAB) comprised of 16 College students.
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December 7, 2009

Calder Silcox, The Daily Pennsylvanian -- Unplugged electronics in dorms this winter break is all Penn’s Eco-Reps want this holiday season. New to Penn this year, the Eco-Reps program —...Read more »

December 7, 2009

Facilities and Real Estate Services is pleased to announce the Green Fund recipients. The recipient pool is diverse, with projects ranging from a small-scale College House composting program to the...Read more »

December 7, 2009

For Penn to achieve its goals of reducing our carbon footrprint and enhancing its overall sustainability practices engaging office staff in their workplaces is a critical component.  Over the summer...Read more »

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