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

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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.

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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 »

December 7, 2009

The Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) was dedicated at a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 4, with the building’s world-renowned architect and Pritzker Award Winner Fumihiko Maki in attendance....Read more »

December 7, 2009

It can be difficult to buy local food in the winter months, as farmers’ markets are few and far between. One convenient option is the Philadelphia Winter Harvest, a buying...Read more »

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