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February 21, 2019

This upcoming April, at the Partnership for a Healthier America’s annual summit,  the University of Pennsylvania will be honored as the first Ivy League...Read more »

January 30, 2019

Thank you to all who participated in Space Heater Amnesty Day 2019. The Penn Sustainability Office was able to decommission and recycle over 70 space heaters (weighing more than 500...Read more »

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January 10, 2019

At December’s Faculty and Staff Eco-Reps meeting, four Eco-Reps were honored with awards for their service and commitment to the program and to fostering sustainability...Read more »

November 15, 2018

Adam Linder has been at Penn for almost 7 years, with all of that time spent in the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) Computing department.

Back in 2017, Brittany...Read more »

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November 15, 2018

The University of Pennsylvania has been designated a Climate Leadership Award Winner from Second Nature, an organization committed to accelerating climate action in, and through, higher education. The founders of...Read more »

November 5, 2018

Penn joins a group of 193 colleges and universities in 46 states and the District of Columbia that are transforming the American landscape by...Read more »

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October 29, 2018

The Penn Community continued to reduce, reuse, and recycle in this year’s ReThink Your Footprint awareness campaign.  From Oct. 15-19, a variety of initiatives and events raised awareness about source...Read more »

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October 26, 2018

The team that maintains the Penn campus is now operating entirely with low-emission electric mowers and hand-held equipment.Read more »

September 15, 2018

The Sustainable Campus Index, a publication by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), has recognized Penn as a top-performing university as...Read more »

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June 21, 2018

2018’s Power Down Challenge took place during the week of March 19-23. Penn Sustainability partnered with various groups from the Penn community for workshops and informative events on energy reduction,...Read more »

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