pumpkins at Wharton
October 28, 2019

On Monday, Nov. 4 from 3-5pm, Penn Sustainability will be holding a pumpkin composting collection at two spots on campus - one behind Harrison College House at the Penn Garden,...Read more »

power down campaign poster explaining event
October 28, 2019

This year’s Power Down campaign shared the energy messaging of the October 15 launch of the Climate and Sustainability Action Plan 3.0  and leveraged Penn’s first Energy Week program,...Read more »

gathering looking at presenter and energy use slide
October 24, 2019

The Energy at Penn lunch on Wednesday, October 23, featured Ben Suplick of FRES Operations and Maintenance and served as an educational opportunity for attendees to learn where Penn’s energy...Read more »

hands-on student learning
October 17, 2019

Over the past year, Nick Zhu, a Junior in SAS studying Environmental Studies, has been presenting to high school students in the Philadelphia area about the benefits of studying environmentally-related...Read more »

staff member using bicycle for transportation
October 15, 2019

Penn President Amy Gutmann was present for the official announcement of the University's Climate and Sustainability Action Plan 3.0, on October 15, at a presentation in the Kleinman Center for...Read more »

laundry room
September 26, 2019

Click on the photo below to open and download a PDF of our October 2019 Green Tip. This month's green tip is all about energy, particularly the events for ...Read more »

spotted lantern fly
September 12, 2019

The Greater Philadelphia Area has recently seen an influx of spotted lantern flies. They are the #1 invasive species of concern in the state of Pennsylvania and are threatening agricultural,...Read more »

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 »

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 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 »