Sustainability

Solar panels
Penn State is on track to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 35% (from its peak in 2005) by 2020.
Recycling emblem
We certainly want you to recycle (and compost!)—but as a last resort. We really want you to reduce what you use and reuse what's left.
Green lightbulb
Where F&B helps students, faculty and staff use on-campus resources for learning
Water Faucet
Over the last 25 years Penn State has reduced its annual water use by 25%, while adding 10,000 students and 8M sq. ft. of building space.