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October 29, 2018

The Penn Community continued to reduce, reuse, and recycle in this year’s ReThink Your Footprint awareness campaign.  From Oct. 15-19, a variety of initiatives and events raised awareness about source...Read more »

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October 26, 2018

The team that maintains the Penn campus is now operating entirely with low-emission electric mowers and hand-held equipment.Read more »

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June 21, 2018

2018’s Power Down Challenge took place during the week of March 19-23. Penn Sustainability partnered with various groups from the Penn community for workshops and informative events on energy reduction,...Read more »

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June 21, 2018

Penn's Student Eco-Reps program is an internship program for undergraduate students interested in learning about environmental issues and working on sustainability projects that advance the University's Climate Action Plan 2.0....Read more »

June 21, 2018

United By Blue - an outdoor brand known for their socially responsible and sustainable outdoor apparel and accessories - opened a newly expanded space in University City in February. The...Read more »

June 21, 2018

Just Salad opened its second Philadelphia location in April at 3728 Spruce Street. The fast-casual, value based restaurant chain offers salads, wraps, toast boxes and more starting at $7.49, and...Read more »

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June 21, 2018

This spring, eleven students participated in an Alternative Spring Break trip to Western Pennsylvania, where they spent time learning about energy and extraction issues in communities impacted by fossil fuel...Read more »

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June 21, 2018

For the ninth year in a row, Penn has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. The Tree Campus USA program recognizes college and...Read more »

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June 21, 2018

In May 2016, Amazon@Penn opened in 1920 Commons, allowing students to connect their Amazon accounts to the on-campus delivery and shipping center in order to more easily ship and...Read more »

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June 21, 2018

The University’s first student-run thrift store, Penn Closet, opened in Williams Hall in early March. Developed by undergraduate students Zoe Weissberg and Damien Koussis, Penn Closet sells second-hand clothing ranging...Read more »

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