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November 17, 2014

Residential Services has been working with LRP Recycling to greatly expand mattress recycling from the College Houses. In the past, only 250 to 300 mattresses were able to be recycled....Read more »

November 17, 2014

Got Milk?

New patio furniture, made from 20,128 milk jugs, was recently installed by Penn Residential Services at the Stouffer College House patio.  The bright...Read more »

November 17, 2014

The Palestra is going to become a Zero-Waste facility during Penn’s basketball season, an initiative spearheaded by student athlete Eco-Reps and Facilities and Housekeeping in Athletics.  The team will be...Read more »

November 17, 2014

Gregory College House is holding a student-led recycling competition in conjunction with their Building Administrator and Facilities staff. The Eco-Reps have been keeping a tally of the amount of recycling...Read more »

November 13, 2014

The Climate Action Plan 2.0 report released in October 2014 highlighted many achievements on the first five years of Penn's Climate Action Plan, 2009-2014. Read more »

November 13, 2014

SASFrontiers, news on research and scholarship in The School of Arts & Sciences, published in October 2014, SEEING THE WORLD -- Undergraduate Leah Davidson uses the visual arts to energize environmentalism.Read more »

November 13, 2014

The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Pennsylvania with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award, joining 100 visionary colleges and universities from across the country.Read more »

November 13, 2014

Playing now on Penn's YouTube channel is a short video produced for the launch of the University's Climate Action Plan 2.0.Read more »

November 13, 2014

Five years after releasing its original Climate Action Plan, the University of Pennsylvania today announced the launch of Climate Action Plan 2.0, a roadmap for environmental improvement and sustainability on campus to 2019 and beyond.Read more »

October 7, 2014

AppITUP Challenge invites submissions for the new "Climate Change and Resiliency" track; deadline October 19. Submit your idea, win our contest, and a team of professionals will help you develop your App and turn it into a business.Read more »

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Fact

The 2014 Power Down Challenge resulted in a combined savings of over 35,000 kWh across campus –enough to power 3.3 homes’ electricity for one year.

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