Greener Behrend: Events, Activities & Initiatives

Find out about upcoming and ongoing Greener Behrend events and activities below.

  • Friday Night Lights Out
    Every Friday, students will meet at Bruno's by the Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. We will turn off extra lights and projectors around campus. Pizza, pop, and service hours provided. Contact: to participate.
  • Waste Not 
    Interested in helping collect food from Dobbins Dining Commons and take it to the Erie City Mission? Volunteers may sign up for one night a week per month. The activity takes place at 7:45 p.m. Transportation is needed. Contact: to volunteer.
  • Battery/Ink Jet/E-Waste Collection
    Penn State Behrend is helping to do our part to reduce technology based waste. Want to help? Need to know where to drop off your old batteries, cellphones, and ink jet cartridges? Contact for more info.
  • Gorge/Campus Clean-ups
    Groups may organize their own gorge/campus clean-ups. Contact: to volunteer.
  • Rain Barrels on Campus
    Groups will find best spots on campus to place three rain barrels at strategic spots on campus.
  • Stormwater Management
    Several examples of best management practices for stormwater management are used on campus.