cigarette butt clean up volunteers
September 1, 2019

Throughout spring and summer 2019, Penn Sustainability co-sponsored a series of Rubbish Cleanups on Penn's Campus, with a focus on cigarette litter. Volunteers armed with gloves and trash bags were assigned to...Read more »

Move-In Green volunteers
August 28, 2019

Move-In Green was a great success this year, with 25 student volunteers coming together to provide educational outreach and hands-on recycling assistance to new and...Read more »

logo for Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
August 28, 2019

Penn has been recognized as a top performer in the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), achieving high scores in the area of Transportation and Diversity and Affordability. A publication from...Read more »

move-in green waste sorting
August 23, 2019

Click on the photo below to open and download a PDF of our September 2019 Green Tip. This month's green tip is all about our new and improved Green...Read more »

waste sorting
July 30, 2019

Click on the photo below to open and download a PDF of our August 2019 Green Tip. This month's green tip is all about waste sorting, recycling, and composting!

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Locust Walk during move-out
July 8, 2019

Through the 2019 PennMOVES initiative, nearly 130,000 pounds of donations were collected from Penn students moving out of their on-campus housing. At the close of the 2019 spring semester, these students had...Read more »

Penn Today article heading
May 17, 2019

Dan Garofolo, Director of Penn Sustainability, was recently interviewed by Penn Today about a newly published UN report predicting imminent extinction for one million of the world's plant and animal...Read more »

tree campus usa logo
April 22, 2019

Penn has earned the recognition of Tree Campus USA for the 10th year in a row.Read more »

April 15, 2019

This year, the Bike to Work Day Energizer Station will take place on Friday, May 17 from 7:30 - 9:30am at the Penn Museum (3260 South Street, across from Franklin Field)

This...Read more »

Creating Canopy tree giveaway
April 2, 2019

To encourage the continual ‘greening’ of our communities in the Greater Philadelphia area, the Penn Sustainability Office is partnering with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation for the Creating Canopy tree giveaway....Read more »