Hope Celebrates Women Transforming the World Through Sustainability

By Carly Ervin and Lily Shergill – Hope Advocates for Sustainability Marking National Women’s History Month in March, Hope Advocates for Sustainability is taking time to celebrate a few women who have contributed to the work of environmental activism across the globe, including Wangari Maathai, Rachel Carson, Vandana Shiva, and Autumn Peltier.  For the rest …

Documentary Film Screening “The Erie Situation” Monday, March 18 7:30pm


Conservation Competition: Hope vs. Calvin

Have you ever wanted to help win a competition against Calvin? Now is your chance! Hope Advocates for Sustainability has entered into an electricity and water conservation competition with Calvin. Click here to learn more and help us Kill-a-Watt!  January 16th-February 3rd We’d love to highlight ways different departments/groups are helping to reduce water/electricity usage, …

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/