People march along Benjamin Franklin Parkway during Philadelphia’s first Earth Day on April 22, 1970.
April 27, 2020

"The Earth Day Project" is an online exhibition of archival photos and articles exploring the history of the first Earth Day celebration in Philadelphia, on April 22, 1970. Student activists at...Read more »

woman chopping vegetables
April 27, 2020

Download our May 2020 Green Tip about sustainable tips for cooking at home!Read more »

presentation on screen of graphic and inset photo
April 24, 2020

Penn's Student Eco-Reps and University partners showcased year-long campus sustainability projects via an online meeting.Read more »

ivy leaves border
April 22, 2020

Call for nominations are now open for Penn’s Green Purchasing Awards, a program now in its sixth year.Read more »

Shoemaker Green with Franklin Field in background
April 21, 2020

Penn Sustainability is pleased to introduce a new video featuring the goals of Penn's Climate and Sustainability Action Plan 3.0 and our accomplishments since establishing an environmental roadmap in 2007.Read more »

Trees at the Creating Canopy giveaway at Penn
April 15, 2020

For the eleventh 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 university campuses that ...Read more »

sample solar panels
April 13, 2020

The University of Pennsylvania has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the creation of a solar power project moving the University significantly closer to meeting its commitment of a 100% carbon neutral campus by 2042, as outlined in the CSAP3.0.Read more »

sorting food for those in need
March 25, 2020

We are inspired by many stories of community members working together during these uncertain times. Whether you are looking to share your resources or find support, a list of opportunities to...Read more »

panoramic view of the Biopond
March 25, 2020

Click on the photo below to open and download a PDF of our April 2020 Green Tip about getting outside and spending time in nature!Read more »

Picture of the Mythbusters and a recycling bin
March 19, 2020

Have you ever thought that Philly just burns its recycling? Or that you can recycle plastic bags? Check out these recycling myth busters to set the record straight about common recycling misconceptions! Read more »

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