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purchasing awardees
January 3, 2017

The University of Pennsylvania’s Green Purchasing Awards presented by Penn’s Purchasing Services and Green Campus Partnership were announced at the annual Purchasing Services Supplier Show on September 28. 

The award...Read more »

power down poster design
January 3, 2017

Penn’s Power Down Challenge is planned for February 1-28, 2017. Start thinking now about ways you can join this campus- wide energy reduction campaign! How can you encourage...Read more »

January 3, 2017

The Penn Sustainability team welcomes to Madeline Schuh as their new Sustainability Analyst. She will track and provide data analysis of campus wide sustainability metrics, work to visualize and publish...Read more »

December 21, 2016

On December 14th, Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps hosted their final meeting of the year with an awards luncheon recognizing exceptional members who have gone above and beyond in their role as...Read more »

November 15, 2016

The ReThink Your Footprint campaign wrapped up on November 11th, 2016. During the two-week campaign, an assortment of initiatives, events, presentations, and other forms of outreach took place to share information...Read more »

November 8, 2016

Penn Vet's New Bolton Center, located on 700 acres in Kennett Square, provides an internationally renowned standard of Large Animal Care.   New Bolton comprises the George D. Widener Hospital for...Read more »

November 8, 2016

Reuse is a big component of ReThink Your Footprint, and although many activities on campus are local, some programs cover more ground and are international.

In September 2007,...Read more »

November 2, 2016

You might have seen it advertised on a poster staked into the ground around campus; you might have noticed it listed in an unassuming green box on the Green Campus Partnership (GCP) website; you might have heard of it through an email from your College House. Read more »

October 25, 2016

Penn Athletics has the opportunity to make a huge impact in waste minimization and this is clearly highlighted through their efforts at Penn Relays. Green Penn Relays was started a...Read more »

ReThink: Reuse and Recycling
October 25, 2016

Penn's Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps manage collection programs to reuse or recycle products: eyeglasses, shoes, and writing instruments. These initiatives help reduce landfill waste and the impacts of manufacturing new products, while promoting...Read more »

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