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Guides & Manuals

Use these guidelines and manuals to help guide your environmental sustainability efforts.

 

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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 goals of the University’s Climate...Read more »

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Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Deputy Director, Cory Colijn

Cory Colijn joined the Kleinman Center team from Penn's Professional Programs in Earth and Environmental Science, where she served as the...Read more »

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Eco-Reps 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. (See article this...Read more »

Beth Bayrd is marketing manager for Bon Appétit, the University’s food service provider. Beth joined the Bon Appétit team at Penn in 2013, and since then has seen the commitment...Read more »

Sarah Light joined the teaching faculty of The Wharton School since 2013 and her previous appointments include Columbia University, Lecturer, Earth Institute; Brooklyn Law School, Visiting Assistant Professor; Fordham Law...Read more »

As the University of Pennsylvania’s Executive Director of Purchasing Services, Mark Mills oversees approximately $1 billion in University spend.  Mark’s team performs a variety of services on behalf of Penn,...Read more »

PennGreen is an environmentally focused Pre-Orientation program offered to 40 incoming freshmen, sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Undergraduate Assembly, the Green Campus Partnership, and the Trustees' Council...Read more »

Joe Gaither knows all about trash and recycling on campus, where it comes from, and where it goes. As a supervisor in Penn’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Urban Parks...Read more »

There are no easy answers to the challenges of environmental sustainability, David Hsu cautions his city planning students. But he encourages each of them to direct his or her particular...Read more »

Danielle Gambogi MES’14, Berenice Leung C’17, Emily Wei W’16

Part competition, part awareness campaign, Penn’s annual Power Down Challenge needs a high level of communications to reach the all corners...Read more »

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Welcome Class of 2021! Penn is committed to reducing its environmental footprint, and students play a large role in contributing to sustainability initiatives on campus. Read about all the ways that you can become involved in helping make the university a greener place.

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Learn how to host sustainable events by downloading the Green Event Guide.

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College House Resident Assistants (RAs) or Graduate Associates (GAs) have a unique opportunity to help frame the way their residents understand environmental sustainability at Penn.

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Our Off-Campus Recycling Guide is meant to serve as a resource to the entire off-campus community, so that sustainability stays at the heart of Penn living.

Learn how to start a Green Team in your office to minimize the environmental impacts of your workplace.

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An office cleanout allows you to get rid of all unwanted office files and materials on a large scale. 

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Teaching practices contribute significantly to Penn’s efforts to become a more sustainable University.

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This map can help you find a free water bottle refilling station anywhere on campus.

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Although there is single-stream recycling throughout Penn's campus, where you take your recyclables varies in each College House

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Use this form to complete your step-by-step action plan to reduce your office's energy usage when called for an event such as a "Red Day."

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Penn Sustainability

3101 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
sustainability@upenn.edu

 

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