Community Rain Barrel Sale
Order your very own rain barrel by September 24th, 2018 and claim your rain!
Gibbs House Potluck
Join us for the first Gibbs House potluck of the year! Everyone is welcome at this community event - bring a dish to pass if you can! The potluck will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m on Friday, September 28th. A free shuttle will transport attendees from the soccer field parking lot to the Gibbs house. Bike riding is encouraged!
Fall 2018 Lyceum Lecture Series
Exploring the way people choose to eat and the impact on the environment, their health and community is the focus of weekly seminars beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12. The Office for Sustainability will be delivering a lecture about permaculture practices on Nov. 28. Learn more about these opportunities and take part!
Gibbs House Permaculture Site Open Volunteer Days
Come volunteer in our annual garden and food forest, learn about organic gardening and sustainability, and harvest fruits and vegetables! Meet at The Gibbs House every Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., no RSVP necessary.
Support sustainability by preventing items from going to the landfill by buying and selling unwanted items at Surplus Sales every Wednesday. Open to WMU employees and community members.
Newest Broncos arrive in Kalamazoo for start of 2018-19 school year
WMU students moved-in over the weekend. See if you can spot the sustainability volunteers helping with recycling!
WMU student aims to clean up the fashion industry
Avery Green, a WMU undergraduate student, founded House of Pariah, a fashion startup with an emphasis on sustainability and inclusion.
University partners with city to promote 'shared prosperity' for residents
WMU and the City of Kalamazoo formalized a new city initiative to reduce poverty and promote prosperity in our community,
Multimillion-dollar research center addresses construction challenges
WMU researchers are studying innovative ways to build better in the age of climate change.
New permaculture orchard demonstrates WMU devotion to sustainability
70 fruit trees have turned what was a parking lot into a rejuvenating nascent grove. Read more about Landscape Services efforts on this project here.