Guides & Manuals

Use these guidelines and manuals to help guide your environmental sustainability efforts.


Penn’s Climate Action Plan provides a framework for greening the day-to-day operations of our University.  The multitude of events held on campus each year provide an opportunity to inform visitors about the philosophy of our Climate Action Plan while reducing environmental impacts and helping us reach our sustainability goals.

Understand what makes an event "zero-waste." Learn how to plan, execute and evaulate a zero-waste event with this guide.

College House Resident Assistants (RAs) or Graduate Associates (GAs) have a unique opportunity to help frame the way their residents understand environmental sustainability at Penn.


Penn Park has added more than 22 acres of green space to Penn’s urban campus.