Free Movie: Racing Extinction
Tuesday, November 1 6:00pm at Graves Hall on Hope College's Campus. Scientists predict we may lose half the species on the planet by the end of the century. They believe we have entered the sixth major extinction event in Earth's history. Number five took out the dinosaurs. This era is called the Anthropocene, or 'Age of Man', because the evidence shows that humanity has sparked this catastrophic loss. We are the only ones who can stop it as well.
THE CHALLENGE THAT BROUGHT OUT THE BEST OF A LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE. Thursday, November 3 7:00pm at Hope College's Graves Hall. In this lecture Daniel Snowden-Ifft, Professor of Physics at Occidental, will discuss the challenges Occidental faced in the 4+ year effort to bring the array from conception to “first light.” In particular he will highlight why liberal arts colleges are uniquely positioned to contribute to the challenge of climate change.
October is Children's Health Month. Learn how you can help protect children from environmental risks at home, at school, and in your community.
Resilient Holland is a land-use planning and community design project focused on the City of Holland.
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Farmer's Market - Wednesdays and Saturdays

Together the City of Holland, Hope College, and the Holland Board of Public Works developed the Sustainability Institute to support outreach, education, and practices geared toward creating a more sustainable community.

Cultivating a Sustainable Community


Being “sustainable” doesn’t have to be expensive or hard; and often times it will actually even save you money.  This website will be a resource for everyone in the community to help us continue building a legacy of sustainability in Holland.

Small Steps, BIG CHANGES!