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ReThink: Gregory College House Recycling Competition

November 17, 2014
blue recycling bin with bottles

The Palestra is going to become a Zero-Waste facility during Penn’s basketball season, an initiative spearheaded by student athlete Eco-Reps and Facilities and Housekeeping in Athletics.  The team will be working to make almost all basketball games (men’s and women’s) zero-waste , with the goal of a permanent transition to the Palestra concourse including new bins, signage, and marketing materials.

Volunteers at the bins monitoring compost/recycling/trash stations. The  Zero-Waste initiative kicks off the weekend of Nov. 22nd.

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