August 2017 Sustainability News

August 2017 Sustainability News August 31, 2017 – 7 Ways to Have a Great Green Labor Day Party August 31, 2017 – 4 steps to safely recycle your household batteries August 31, 2017 – SpartanNash expands Double Up program August 31, 2017 – Here’s What Good Buildings Have in Common August 31, 2017 – Local Favorites: This salad takes advantage […]

Living Sustainably: Award-winning series celebrates local sustainability

By Michelle Gibbs, Holland-Hope College Sustainability Institute Back by popular demand, the Living Sustainably Along the Lakeshore series is offering another great line-up of educational events sharing how Holland is becoming a more sustainable community. The annual series began in the fall of 2014, and the planning team’s mission is to educate and empower citizens to live more […]

Hope College Faculty and Student Research Project: Continent-wide analysis of how urbanization affects bird-window collision mortality in North America

Hope College Faculty and Student Research Project:  Continent-wide analysis of how urbanization affects bird-window collision mortality in North America In the fall of 2014, Dr. Kathy Winnett-Murray and five Hope research students participated in an EREN (http://erenweb.org/) collaborative research network project studying the effects of building size and urbanization on bird window collisions.  The Hope College research students […]

Living Sustainably: Everyone is part of a watershed – celebrate yours!

Living Sustainably: Everyone is part of a watershed – celebrate yours! By Ashley Van Zee / / Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway We love our waterfront here around Holland, but did you know that, really, everyone lives on the water? It’s true. We all live in a watershed. A watershed is an area of land […]

Living Sustainably: Working on Lake Mac’s Reputation

LIVING SUSTAINABLY:  Working on Lake Mac’s Reputation By Dan Callam, Macatawa Greenway Manager Just how healthy – or unhealthy – is Lake Macatawa?  Does it deserve its murky reputation? Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute has produced its annual monitoring dashboard for Lake Macatawa. The report summarizes sampling on Lake Macatawa during 2016.  The […]

January 2017 Sustainability News

January 30, 2017 – Living Sustainably: We can see more stars in Holland January 30, 2017 – Why 98% of Companies Do Not Achieve Their Sustainability Goals January 30, 2017 – BP Advocates for Putting a Price on Carbon January 30, 2017 – How to Reduce Corporate Food Waste? There’s an Online Hub for That January 27, 2017 – Affordable […]