2022 Alumni Sustainability Affinity Group Pledge

The Hope College Alumni Sustainability Affinity Group challenges you to commit to one of our three sustainability pledges this November. This pledge challenge is open to all alumni, staff/faculty, and current students and we will announce the group with the most pledges at the end of November. How will you go green with the orange …

Lakeshore Cleanup Events – Fall 2022

Join Hope Advocates for Sustainability at one of our fall cleanup events as we put Creation Care into action. We will be hosting cleanups at Kollen Park and Holland State Park in October. Additional details can be found at this link, and you must RSVP in advance. Registrations close a couple of days prior to …

MiSustainable Holland: Hope College students take action for sustainability

Natalie Hammer and Ellie Jankowski Hope Advocates for Sustainability https://www.hollandsentinel.com/story/news/columns/2022/09/19/misustainable-holland-hope-students-take-action-for-sustainability/69498379007/ HOLLAND — Hope College’s commitment to sustainability is evident through the work of the Hope Advocates for Sustainability, a team of student interns who were in action before fall-semester classes even began at the end of August. Hope Advocates for Sustainability, known to students as …

Plastic Drive – Calling All Plastics!

Kara Brems | brems@hope.edu | Dance Dearest Hope Faculty and Staff, Do you have plastic trash at home that you don’t know what to do with? Plastic pieces that are not recyclable, but which you hate to throw away, knowing they will make their way into a landfill? We have a solution! We are hoping you can …

Hope College Alumni Sustainability Affinity Group

We are very pleased and excited to announce the creation of the Hope College Alumni Sustainability Affinity Group (HC-ASAG). Under the direction of its officers and Board of Directors, the HC-ASAG aims to channel the dedication and resources of its alumni to enhance the focus on Creation Care within the mission of Hope College. Group …

Food Service Industry Protein Sustainability Scorecard

“Our food system has major impacts on the environment. Agriculture occupies half of all ice-free land on Earth, and the global food system is responsible for 20%-37% of all greenhouse gas emissions. Animal products have a much larger environmental footprint than plant-based foods, using more resources and causing more greenhouse gas emissions… A shift toward plant-based foods …

2022 Sustainability Research Projects

In Holland, we believe that in order to become a vibrant, world-class community we must look at all aspects of our community.  This includes the “Triple Bottom Line” and the economic, social, and environmental impacts we all have. Our City of Holland Sustainability Committee created a seven-pillar framework with “lenses” to help us evaluate and make more sustainable …

Anchor Article About Our Hope Advocates for Sustainability Fair Trade and Environmental Justice Event

CLAIRE FURJANIC, APRIL 22, 2022 Hope Advocates for Sustainability (HAS) is an organization that works to promote sustainability at Hope College. On Wednesday, April 20, HAS partnered with The Bridge, a local non-profit located in downtown Holland, for an educational event at Hope about environmental justice and fair trade.  The Bridge is known for its …

Donations of Hope 2022

Monday, April 25 – Thursday, April 28 In partnership with Heart to Heart Resale, we will be setting up move out collection stations in the lobbies of Kollen, Phelps, Cook, Gilmore, and Dykstra. There will also be a station for students not living in those halls in the BSC inside the Student Life Office (open …

NEW Environmental Internship Fund for Hope College Students

Are you considering pursuing an internship addressing environmental advocacy and/or education with a non-profit organization for this summer? If so, Hope College is offering a new funding source to support a low or non-paid role: the Environmental Internship Fund. This new fund will provide up to $4,000 to support a full-time summer internship addressing a …