Office of Sustainability Practices

Grand River cleanup aims to remove garbage on stretch of waterway connecting GVSU campuses

The 2022 Grand River Campus to Campus Cleanup runs Sept. 18-24.

Sep 14, 2022


GVSU earns top rating on international sustainability index

Grand Valley was again rated a top performer on the 2022 Sustainable Campus Index, earning gold status from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Sep 8, 2022


GVSU in photos, June 2022: Some award-winning photos and a few other favorites from the month

See the photos that caught our eye -- and the eye of judges at the annual University Photographers' Association of America symposium.

Jun 30, 2022


Farmers Market to return to GVSU following a two-year hiatus

After a two-year pause, the GVSU Farmers Market will return on June 8. The full market will be held once a month in parking lot G on the Allendale Campus and is co-hosted by the Office of Sustainability Practices and Human Resources.

May 23, 2022



Grand Valley recognized by local environmental group for sustainability efforts

Grand Valley was named Business of the Year, and Crystal Scott-Tunstall, an affiliate professor of environmental and sustainability studies, was honored as WMEAC's Educator of the Year.

Dec 16, 2021


Grand Valley named a top performer in national sustainable campus index

Grand Valley has been recognized as a top performer in the 2021 Sustainable Campus Index, ranking second among master's institutions.

Nov 9, 2021


Climate change summit to highlight role of education

The annual summit of the GVSU Climate Change Education Solutions Network is November 3-5.

Nov 1, 2021


Grand Valley again named a Green College by The Princeton Review

For the 12th year in a row, Grand Valley State University has been named one of the country's most environmentally responsible colleges by The Princeton Review.

Oct 27, 2021


Sustainability Month at GVSU recognized with events across campus

Throughout the month of October, Grand Valley will celebrate Sustainability Month with several events.

Oct 1, 2021