Office of Sustainability Practices

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


Sustainable Agriculture Project to host farm stand on Allendale Campus through summer

Grand Valley's farm stand began on June 2 in front of Lake Michigan Hall on the Allendale Campus. The stand was open from 9 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and will continue at the same time on Wednesdays into October.

Jun 3, 2021


Grand Valley receives gold status from national sustainability group

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has awarded Grand Valley a STARS gold rating in recognition of the university's sustainability efforts.

May 11, 2021


Volunteer event at GVSU's Sustainable Agriculture Project closes out Earth Week

This year's Earth Day celebration expanded to a full week of events, culminating in a volunteer opportunity at Grand Valley's Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP).

Apr 27, 2021


Sustainable Agriculture Project announces new partnership with local community development organization

Grand Valley's Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP) has partnered with New City Neighbors to expand the educational farm.

Nov 17, 2020


Grand Valley again named a Green College by The Princeton Review

For the 11th 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, 2020


Reflections from GVSU food summit: Good food + good community = good health 

About 100 people, including farmers, business and nonprofit leaders, students and educators came together January 31 to discuss food access and food system challenges.

Jan 31, 2020