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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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Nurturing Stewardship Through Peer Mentoring
ExploreHope and the Office of Sustainability are recruiting Hope College students who love the outdoors and want to share their enthusiasm with area k-12 students. We are looking for students to help nurture environmental stewardship through peer mentoring and volunteerism in our educational programs. Students, if you are interested in being contacted when we have …
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FREE Trees With HBPW’s Energy Saving Trees Giveaway
Reserve your FREE TREE (while supplies last) arborday.org/HBPW Hurry, before they’re gone! Energy Saving Trees – Holland BPW and the City of Holland are providing free trees to HBPW electric customers through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program. Tree distribution will be Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021.
Susan Ipri Brown and Michelle Gibbs receive new Great Lakes Fishery Trust award
Susan Ipri Brown, Director of ExploreHope and Assistant Professor of Engineering Instruction, and Michelle Gibbs, Director of the Office of Sustainability, received a $43,544 award from the Great Lakes Fishery Trust Great Lakes Stewardship Program. The project is titled Nurturing Stewardship Through Peer Mentoring. Read the full annoucement on the “Sponsored Research and Programs” blog post.
Annual Earth Day and Arbor Day Tree Plantings
These are only open to our Hope College students, faculty, and staff. If you plan to join us, please make sure to follow campus social distancing practices.
Voices of Sustainability – NEW Hope College Podcast
Living Sustainably: Tree benefits branch far out
By Zoe Gum, Alec Berrodin and Katelyn DeWitt, Hope College Biology Students How much is that tree in your front yard worth? Sure, you might cash in once on its lumber value – or you could treat it as a long-term investment. In the latter case, the value will grow tremendously as the tree ages and provides …
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Living Sustainably: How ‘Green’ is Your Coffee?
By Tom Bultman, Hope College Many of us enjoy a “cup of Joe” in the morning. For some of us, it’s a prerequisite for productive work. All total, over 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed in the world every day, mostly in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Many of us enjoy this daily ritual without much thought …
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