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Green IT at Penn Law

We are proud to be a certified level 4 green office (the highest available) by Penn’s Green Campus Partnership.

Penn Law ITS works to do our part in order to help the University’s Green Campus Partnership meet their ambitious and inspiring sustainability goals.

Here are several of the initiatives Penn Law ITS has been working on in order to help the Green Campus Partnership meet its goals and embrace reduction of carbon emissions, energy use and waste.

Emissions Reduction

  • We offer teleconferencing options for faculty speakers and guests in order to reduce emissions caused by travel

Energy Reduction

  • All new equipment is ENERGY STAR rated or is the most efficient option
  • Sleep mode and auto-off enabled on all copiers and all printers
  • Computer monitors are set to sleep after a certain amount of inactivity

Waste Reduction

  • List any used equipment, furniture and supplies on BEN’s Attic
  • Double-sided printing as a default
  • Copiers offer option to scan and email instead of print
  • Recycle inkjet and laser jet cartridges
  • Recycle all electronics that leave our office
  • Recycle all rechargeable batteries and projector bulbs with Penn’s Office of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety (EHRS)

 

For more information on sustainability at Penn, please visit the Penn Green Campus Partnership’s website: http://www.upenn.edu/sustainability/

For green IT tips, check out Penn Computing’s Green IT site: http://www.upenn.edu/computing/greenit/