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November 15, 2013

As part of ReThink Your Footprint, Student Eco-Reps in Penn's College Houses are encouraged to organize low-/zero-waste events this month.

On Saturday, November 16, King's Court English College House will be hosting its...Read more »

November 13, 2013

It may be just a little more than half-way through the semester, but already more than 75 Penn students have applied to be certified “green.”  The new Green Living...Read more »

November 12, 2013

In an effort to employ more organic solutions in the maintenance of Penn's campus landscapes, Facilities and Real Estate Services treats the campus soil, grass, and plants with...Read more »

November 11, 2013

Think about how much waste a picnic with more than 1,400 people could generate, and then think about how amazing it is that 94% of that waste was diverted from...Read more »

November 7, 2013

College House Eco-Reps will be conducting waste audits during ReThink Your Footprint to learn about their house’s recycling and trash streams.  Each group will sort through the contents of one...Read more »

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November 6, 2013

Just how “green” are offices at Penn? Offices represent a significant portion of campus energy and material use and waste production. The Green Campus Partnership recognizes the efforts of staff...Read more »

November 5, 2013

Penn’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division works continually enhance the retail offerings at Penn and respond to changing market conditions. Student and community interest in an environmentally sustainable lifestyle...Read more »

October 29, 2013

More than 90 Penn staff members pledged to spend at least 30 minutes outdoors for 30 days in a row, as part of the 30x30 Challenge in...Read more »

October 24, 2013

This fall, thanks to a Green Fund Grant, Penn Dining has introduced the new Green2Go Program in its residential dining cafes to reduce...Read more »

October 24, 2013

On Tuesday, September 24th, many diners on campus took the Eat Local Challenge, enjoying a delicious, 100% local meal.

All ingredients for selected stations came from local farmers and artisans...Read more »

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Penn has won the EPA Green Power Purchasing Award every year since 2006.

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