Hope College Takes Action Against Plastic Pollution: Transforming Trash into Art

Envision walking along the beach at Holland State Park. You wind through the beach path and around the dunes. You look down, what do you see? Small pieces of plastic. Beaches all around the globe are rife with plastic pollution, and West Michigan is no exception. Students at Hope College have decided to do something …

Environmental Justice Intern Article

Did you miss the 2023 Indigenous Peoples’ & Environmental Justice Lecture by Levi Rickert last month? If so do not worry! Our very own Hope Advocates for Sustainability Environmental Justice Intern, Lily Shergill, wrote this article in the Holland Sentinel! Follow the link below learn all about it.  Link: https://www.hollandsentinel.com/story/news/columns/2023/10/29/misustainable-holland-native-history-still-relevant-today/71331156007/

Hope Connection Live! Sustainability -UPDATED

We hope you’ll join us for our Hope Connection Live! Sustainability Event. This is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the college working in a sustainability field or even just interested in it personally. This will be a fun evening to talk about sustainability during our networking event and then hear from …

Move-In Day Recycling

Sending out a huge thank you to all of the students and staff that helped plan, coordinate, and support our campus move-in recycling effort! We were so excited to be able to expand our reach this year and it truly paid off. Thank you Physical Plant, Green Hope, Hope Advocates for Sustainability, and Orientation staff/students!

“Saving Us” Book Discussion

“A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World.” RSVP Link: https://bit.ly/savingusbook Join us as we explore Dr. Katharine Hayhoe’s book “Saving Us.” Discussions will be led by Michelle Seppala Gibbs, Hope College’s Director for the Office of Sustainability. Guest presentations will include Dr. Steven Bouma-Prediger, Hope College’s Religion Department and Green …

2022 Hope Advocates for Sustainability Annual Report

https://hope.edu/offices/sustainability/staff/green-team.html Presenting our 2022 Hope Advoates for Sustainability (HAS) Annual Report! Check out this snapshot of some of the amazing things our students did this year. Thank you to everyone who helped or participated in one of our events/activities.  We are so excited to be on this sustainability journey with all of you! #sustainablehope #hopesustains

Alumni Sustainability Affinity Group – April 2023 Newsletter

Happy Earth Month from the HopeSustains group! Please click the link below to see our latest newsletter. Learn more about our group here and sign up for our newsletter list.