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: 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 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.

2023 Sustainabilty 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 …

Earth Month 2023

Hope Advocates for Sustainability and GreenHope have a FULL month of activities and events planned to help you learn more about how you can help protect and connect with nature this Earth Month (and any day after that)! Follow this link to see details about all of the events.

Environmental Justice and Water Event – March 28

Presentations will be made by the following Global Water Research Institute Faculty:Dr. Kenneth Brown, Professor of Chemistry and Schaap Research FellowDr. Virginia Parish Beard, Associate Professor of Political Science with student assistant Makayla WilsonDr. Brent Krueger, Professor of Chemistry and Schaap Research Fellow This is a free event and community members are welcome to join.

Hope College Alumni Sustainability Affinity Group December 2022 Newsletter

We hope you enjoyed this first issue and if you’ve not already done so, please click here to subscribe to our quarterly newsletter or get involved in our group. Please share this with other Hope College alumni that you think may be interested in receiving this information. 

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 …