Sustainability

Events/Information

Low Cost Bike Helmets
Safe Kids Kalamazoo County in partnership with Bronson Trauma Services, offers bicycle helmets at a reduced cost. Monthly appointments are available for the first and third Thursdays of each month April - October. More info>
WHERE: Bronson Methodist Hospital
WHEN: By appointment
COST: $10

Kellogg Biological Station Pasture Dairy Open House
Sample and purchase delicious cheeses produced from pasture based cows’ milk at Kellogg Biological Station's Open House. More info>
WHERE:
W.K. Kellogg Farm and Pasture Dairy Center 10461 North 40th Street, Hickory Corners, MI
WHEN:
Tuesday, July 14, 4-8pm
COST:
FREE

Bizarre Bazaar
Check out local art while enjoying a local beer! Local artists will be displaying their art for sale in the Bell's Eccentric Cafe Beer Garden. This is a benefit for Fair Food Matters. More info>
WHERE: Bell's Eccentric Cafe, 355 E Kalamazoo Ave
WHEN: Sunday, July 19 11am-6pm
COST: FREE

Community Garden Tour
Save the date! Enjoy a guided bus or bike tour of select Kalamazoo area community gardens. More info>
WHERE: tour starts/ends at 1523 Riverview Dr, Kalamazoo
WHEN: Thursday, July 30, 6-8pm
COST: FREE

5th International Ecosummit - Call for Session and Side Event Proposals
The Eco-summit invites submissions of session proposals and side events in keeping with the spirit of ecological sustainability : engineering change by highlighting advances made to address the current environmental problems facing our changing world. Deadline for proposals, July 31, 2015. More info>
WHERE: Le Corum, Montpellier, France
WHEN: August 29 - September 1, 2016

NEWS

Kalamazoo River Valley Trail vision comes into full view
June 01 | MLive
Seven years after ground was first broken on the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail, plans for its final portions are coming into full view.

Buns of steel and green appeal

May, 13 | Western Herald
Beginning in the fall, Western Herald delivery drivers will become delivery bikers, using cargo bikes supplied by the Office for Sustainability, to distribute newspapers.

How to create a circular economy

April 3 | Inc.Com
The circular economy concept comes easily to Max Hornick, a member of the student team which won the second annual Wege Prize, a cross-disciplinary design competition focused on solving "wicked problems."