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October 8, 2009

Want to green your course load this semester? Find sustainability-themed courses easily by using the online course search through Penn InTouch.

The newly designed Penn InTouch interface now provides students...Read more »

October 8, 2009

OCTOBER 8, 2009

As the University begins its expansion of academic initiatives around sustainability, the main attraction for undergrads will most certainly be a new environmental minor: Sustainability...Read more »

October 8, 2009

The University of Pennsylvania has received an A- grade on the Sustainable Endowments Institute College Sustainability Report Card for the second consecutive year, the highest mark awarded to any institution....Read more »

October 8, 2009

This month, Facilities and Real Estate Services, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, announced the launch of the Penn Green Fund, a grant available to all members of...Read more »

October 8, 2009

September's Eat Local Challenge was just one of the many sustainability initiatives that have been adopted by Penn Dining since partnering with Bon Appétit Management Company, the University's new food...Read more »

October 8, 2009

With the addition of new bike parking corrals, bike lanes and safety instruction, Penn is renewing its commitment to creating a haven for members of the biking community. Ample bike...Read more »

October 8, 2009

In March 2009, seven Greek houses began participating in a pilot recycling program that aims to integrate Penn’s sustainability initiatives with the Greek community.

Representatives from the seven houses worked...Read more »

October 8, 2009

In May, Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) installed 10 BigBelly solar-powered trash compactor and recycling units after a successful 2007 pilot installation at 36th & Chestnut streets. Not just...Read more »

October 8, 2009

Over the summer of 2009, Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES), Environmental Health and Radiation Safety (EHRS), and University Laboratory Animal Resources (ULAR) continued a 2008 energy conservation pilot...Read more »

October 8, 2009

In July, some 60 staff members from Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES), the School of Medicine, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Applied Science and Dining...Read more »

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Compost collection takes place at several locations on campus, including all campus dining halls, Golkin Hall, and Joe's Cafe at Wharton.

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