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 »

Image of Penn Park Orchard
March 18, 2020

We are writing to update you on sustainability events that were planned for the Spring 2020 semester.

ReThink Your Footprint

All of the ReThink Your Footprint events for Spring 2020 have been...Read more »

Picture of the Green Team at PMDAR
February 26, 2020

Our friends at the Penn Medicine Development and Alumni Relations department hosted a clean up day a few weeks ago! The Green Team set-up waste diversion bins to take advantage...Read more »

waste station at Relays
February 24, 2020

Click on the photo below to open and download a PDF of our March 2020 Green Tip with waste minimization tips!Read more »

Penn scientific research lab
February 6, 2020

Come out to the Penn Research and Lab Safety Supplier Show on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 from 10 AM to 1:30 PM in Smilow Commons, Smilow Center For Translational Research (3600 Civic Center...Read more »

Exterior photo of Perry World House
February 3, 2020

Penn’s Perry World House has been awarded a prestigious LEED Silver for New Construction designation from the U.S. Green Building Council. Completed in 2016, Perry World House’s mission is to bring...Read more »

College Hall building among trees
February 3, 2020

A note from Amy Gutmann, president; Wendell Pritchett, provost; and Craig Carnaroli, executive vice president to update the University community on Penn’s wide-ranging efforts to respond to climate change. Read more »

heart-shaped earth
January 28, 2020

Click on the photo below to open and download a PDF of our February 2020 Green Tip with sustainability tips for Valentine's Day!Read more »

a call for student solutions to climate risk management challenges
January 23, 2020

Over the Summer of 2019, the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, the Penn Program on Regulation, and the Faculty Senate at the...Read more »

space heaters en route to be recycled
January 15, 2020

Thank you to all who participated in Space Heater Amnesty Day on January 15, 2020. The Penn Sustainability Office was able to decommission and recycle 31 space heaters from staff...Read more »