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August 14, 2014

Think about 5,000+ students moving in to campus within one week, and how much waste that generates. Cardboard boxes and wrapping, computer cases, and plastic bags – once cleared of...Read more »

August 14, 2014

Penn’s Landscape Architect, Bob Lundgren, led a walking tour of Penn Park and Shoemaker Green for Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps in June, highlighting how environmental sustainability is practiced on the...Read more »

August 14, 2014

The Penn Green Fund is designed to seed innovative ideas in environmental sustainability from Penn students, faculty, and staff. Since 2009, this initiative of Penn’s Green Campus Partnership, funded by...Read more »

August 14, 2014

Learning and leading – both of these terms describe what it is to be an Eco-Rep at Penn. Eco-Reps are volunteers who educate, engage, and empower others in sustainability in...Read more »

August 14, 2014

Congratulations to ISC Computer Operations for being the first Level 4 Green Office certified under the new Green Office 2.0 guidelines. “Reaching Level 4 certification is a great achievement in...Read more »

August 14, 2014

Farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, breads and baked goods, and gourmet chocolates are just a sampling of the tasty offerings available at the farmers market located centrally on campus near the...Read more »

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August 11, 2014

Two University of Pennsylvania building projects have received LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council: ...Read more »

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July 18, 2014

Apply Now! Applications accepted for 2014-2015 Eco-Reps programs for students and staff/faculty.Read more »

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June 18, 2014

Today, June 18, from 3PM –6PM is expected to be a “RED” day.  That means, it is very likely that one of the summer’s peak 5 hours of electricity use will occur...Read more »

May 7, 2014

Anyone at Penn interested in buying into a seasonal farm share is invited to consider Delaware Valley Farm Share

Delivery is every other week, June 19 to mid-October...Read more »

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A glass bottle will survive for almost 1 million years in a landfill.

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