Check back often for new Happenings and links to programs, events, and activities from across the Penn Community for ReThink Your Footprint 2014.
2014 ReThink Your Footprint "Happenings"
11/1 Zero Waste QuakerFest 2014, Irvine Auditorium
11/4 Sustainability Event at Penn’s Nursing School
11/6 E-Waste Collection Day, Room 166, Levine North (GRW) 11am-2pm
11/7 Special guest presentation by Lisa Jackson, Sustainability Director at Apple
11/8 Kings Court English College House Eco-Reps host a zero waste movie screening
11/8 Riepe College House Eco-Reps host a zero waste movie screening
11/9 Hill Eco-Reps host a zero waste movie screening
11/10 Waste Audit at Houston Hall Market
11/11 Waste Audit at Houston Hall Market
11/12 Waste Audit at Houston Hall Market
11/13 E-Waste Collection Day, the Goat Lounge, Law School 11am-2pm
11/20 E-Waste Collection Day, Silfen Student Study Center, Williams Hall & FRES Office 11am-2pm
- Penn’s Law School collects composts in the communal courtyard.
- Truck scales will now allow Penn Facilities & Real Estate Services to improve measurement of waste leaving the University.
- The Zero Waste How-To Guide provides step-by-step advice on hosting a zero waste event.
- Business Services’ Managed Print Services program celebrates one year of paper savings.
- Perelman School of Medicine opens it’s second recycling room.
- School of Arts and Sciences & the Netter Center partner on a Furniture Recycling Program.
- Penn’s Nursing School pilots a desk-side recycling program.
- Green Campus Partnership encourages students, faculty & staff to share their personal #ReThinkYourFootprint happenings via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
- BYO plate and utensils incentive system for food events at Rodin College House
- Rodin House monthly dinner discussions are zero waste events
- Gregory College House Eco-Reps host a House-Wide Recycling Competition during the month of November
- Ware College House Eco-Reps host a blind taste-test of bottled water vs. tap to promote plastic bottle waste reduction
- BYO cup to Smart Cookie Events in Hill College House