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Zero Waste Event
October 18, 2013

This year, QuakerFest, the alumni picnic held before the Homecoming football game, will be a zero-waste event -- meaning all waste will be recycled, composted, or re-used. Student Volunteers are Needed!Read more »

shoemaker green
October 8, 2013

Apply now for a Green Fund grant.  Penn’s Green Fund is designed to seed innovative ideas from Penn students, faculty, and staff with one-time grants of as much as $50,000....Read more »

Greenbuild 2013 Conference
October 1, 2013

Students with an interest in environmental sustainability are needed for the Greenbuild 2013 Conference, November 20-22. Volunteer slots are open from November 15-23, 2013, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center....Read more »

October 1, 2013

The Greenbuild 2013 International Conference and Expo visits Philadelphia, November 20-22.  A plus for Penn, being located in the host city, is that the University will get to show...Read more »

green ideas
September 27, 2013

Get funding for your "green" ideas! Deadline October 7!

The Green Campus Partnership is looking for the best ideas from students to increase awareness and share educational messages about waste...Read more »

Green Living at Penn
September 5, 2013

The Green Living Certification, offered through Penn’s Green Campus Partnership, provides students with an opportunity to reflect on their environmental impact and to recognize the importance of their daily, individual decisions on the University’s sustainability initiatives. Read more »

walking group 30x30
August 28, 2013

Did you know that the EPA estimates that most Americans spend 90% of their time indoors? Join the movement to get outside by taking the 30x30 Challenge, sponsored by Penn's...Read more »

August 27, 2013

M.I. (Move In) Green volunteers welcomed students to a new academic year at Penn, as a visible example of environmental sustainability efforts at work. ...Read more »

student eco-reps group fall 2012
August 13, 2013

Applications for this year's College House Eco-Reps program are now being accepted!  The deadline to apply is ...Read more »

July 11, 2013

Facilities & Real Estate Services hosted more than 40 children of Penn employees on April 25, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day. A demonstration on Compost Tea introduced...Read more »

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