Penn now recycles ALL plastic. This includes plastic containers (both numbered and unnumbered), plastic utensils, plastic bags, and plastic wrap. Please dispose of ALL plastic into recycling bins. Additionally, Penn also now recycles aluminum foil.
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.
There's a lot that goes on behind the scenes in order for you to be able to turn on the lights, operate appliances, and charge your electronics. The purpose of this page is to help you better understand the commodity that is electricity, and how conservation on campus affects you as well as our surrounding region.
Videos of the Green Campus Partnership, the umbrella group that addresses environmental sustainability and stewardship at Penn are available on their YouTube channel are available on the Web at www.youtube.com/PennGCP.