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November 20, 2013

Penn’s Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services with help from outside consultants, Haley & Aldrich, is currently in the process of implementing a campus-wide Solid Waste Management Plan. The SWMP...Read more »

November 19, 2013

As part of Penn’s ReThink Your Footprint campaign, student Eco-Reps will be participating in a week-long activity tracking their personal waste disposal habits.  Each Eco-Rep will receive a 5” x...Read more »

November 15, 2013

The Penn Athletics Eco-Reps are excited to announce the first Zero-Waste Awareness basketball game for the 2013-2014 season. The Awareness Game will occur during the Penn vs. Penn State match-up...Read more »

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 »

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Penn’s undergraduate major in Environmental Studies was the first in the country in 1972.

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