Sustainability


Forever Great

Two GVSU students have launched an apparel company with a mission to save the Great Lakes.

Summer 2021|Sustainability


Read article Crafting Collaboration

Crafting Collaboration

What started as a casual conversation over beers morphed into a collaboration between a Grand Valley class and one of the nation's largest breweries.

Spring 2021|Sustainability

Read article Facilities Services engineers invent system to improve HVAC efficiency

Facilities Services engineers invent system to improve HVAC efficiency

An invention conceived by three Grand Valley staff members could play a role in helping commercial buildings use less energy in the future.

Winter 2021|Sustainability

Read article Produce from educational  farm donated to local food banks

Produce from educational farm donated to local food banks

A variety of produce from Grand Valley's Sustainable Agriculture Project was donated to local food pantries in an effort to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Summer 2020|Sustainability

Read article Faculty, students conduct solar energy research

Faculty, students conduct solar energy research

Consumers Energy owns and operates Grand Valley's Solar Garden, and provides grants for faculty-led interdisciplinary projects.

Winter 2020|Sustainability

Read article GVSU receives gold status from national sustainability group

GVSU receives gold status from national sustainability group

Grand Valley received gold status in fall 2019 after completing a national sustainability assessment.

Fall 2019|Sustainability

Read article Alumna helps Revolution Farms keep lettuce local

Alumna helps Revolution Farms keep lettuce local

A Grand Valley alumna is working to bring lettuce production to West Michigan through a sustainable aquaponics farm southeast of Grand Rapids.

Summer 2019|Sustainability

Read article Growing, growing, still going

Growing, growing, still going

The Sustainable Agriculture Project, or farm as it's often called, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this year. (video)

Winter 2019|Sustainability

Read article Moving matters

Moving matters

Several Grand Valley alumni are helping lead a transportation revolution, working to change how people move as they work, play, shop and relax.

Fall 2018|Sustainability

Read article Wasting no time

Wasting no time

Lakers teach Lakers how to recycle, compost

Spring 2018|Sustainability

Read article Lake to table

Lake to table

Ensuring sustainable fisheries through research

Winter 2018|Sustainability