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Call for New Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps: January 13

January 10, 2012, Volume 58, No. 17

If you are motivated to make your office, lab, or larger Penn community more green, you can now apply to the Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps 2012 program to get information, support, and peer problem-solving! Penn's Eco-Rep program is the premier place for employees who want to reduce Penn's environmental footprint and enhance the workplace by educating and engaging others in more sustainable actions.  Participant volunteers from Penn schools and centers meet monthly to share best practices with other eco-reps on how to save energy, boost recycling and reduce our overall environmental footprint. Eco-Reps also get the tools to spread awareness of important sustainability issues and conservation strategies throughout their respective offices and departments through sustainability projects, events, and creative informational campaigns.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 cohort of Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps.

For more information on the program and to download an application form, please visit www.upenn.edu/sustainability/eco-reps/faculty-staff.html. Follow the instructions in the application and send the completed file to Donna Carney at donnacar@upenn.edu. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2012. Successful applicants will be notified by Friday, January 20.The first meeting will be held at noon on Friday, January 27, in the Terrace Room at Claudia Cohen Hall. 

Please Note: 2011 Program participants must re-apply to be considered for 2012. This year's cohort runs through August 2012.

For more information about the Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps Program, email sustainability@upenn.edu

Almanac - January 10, 2012, Volume 58, No. 17