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EPA Green Power Partner
May 11, 2017

Penn has announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized it as an Individual Conference Champion of the 2016-17 College & University Green Power Challenge for using more...Read more »

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May 11, 2017

April 1-30 marked the 4th annual Penn 30x30 Challenge, in which the Penn community was challenged to spend at least 30 minutes outdoors every day for 30 days. Open to...Read more »

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May 11, 2017

The Clean Air Council of Philadelphia has chosen the University of Pennsylvania as the Clean Commute Employer of the Year! In 2014, ...Read more »

May 11, 2017

In January, Penn Dining Services launched its Meatless Monday program, encouraging students to go meatless during lunch on Mondays in order to make healthier choices and to consider their own...Read more »

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May 11, 2017

The Pennovation Center recently was awarded LEED Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The Center scored high in a number of areas that address sustainability issues, such as...Read more »

septa info desk in book store at Penn
May 11, 2017

A unique partnership between Penn and SEPTA debuted this semester on campus.  The SEPTA Travel Center @Penn is the first-of-its-kind information...Read more »

May 11, 2017

The Air Quality Partnership (AQP), a program of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, educates residents about the dangerous effects of ground-level ozone and provides air quality forecasts to the...Read more »

May 11, 2017
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You are probably using remanufactured toner in your printers and copiers - and don't even know it! In keeping with 

tree and recycle sign logo
May 11, 2017

Purchasing Services is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for this year's Green Purchasing Award (GPA). This award recognizes the leading actions of any individual and/or team that advance...Read more »

2017-17 Student Eco-Reps
May 1, 2017

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 University’s Climate Action Plan 2.0. This...Read more »

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