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February 2, 2010

Take advantage of the new and existing recycling programs available through Penn Business Services.

Writing Instrument Recycling
Business Services has launched a new writing instrument recycling program in...Read more »

February 2, 2010

Bon Appétit at Penn Dining recently kicked off food waste composting in dining halls across the campus, an initiative that will divert an estimated 400 tons of food scraps from...Read more »

February 2, 2010

In support of RecycleMania, the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s (SEAS) CommuniTech group will host an electronic waste (e-waste) recycling event for the Penn community on Wednesday, February 3,...Read more »

February 2, 2010

The Penn Undergraduate Assembly (UA) kicked off a pilot recycling bin program in Fisher-Hassenfeld College House over the weekend. The project is part of a larger UA review of recycling...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 »

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Penn’s ReThink Your Footprint Campaign increases awareness of waste minimization strategies including enhanced recycling and composting efforts.

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