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Sustainability Important Dates

Upcoming Events

15

Aug

Holland Farmer's Market

16

Aug

Movies in the Park (starts at 9:00)

18

Aug

Holland Farmer's Market

20

Aug

Holland Sustainability Committee 5:00-7:00

22

Aug

Holland Farmer's Market

23

Aug

MACC Making the Case for Green Infrastructure Seminar

23

Aug

Kruizenga Art Museum's new monthly event series, AFTER HOURS

25

Aug

Holland Farmer's Market

29

Aug

Holland Farmer's Market

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Living Sustainably Along the Lakeshore

Join us for free educational events that aim to educate and empower Holland area residents to live more sustainably.

The series is brought to you by the following sponsor organizations, with additional endorsing partners that assist with individual events relevant to their respective missions:

  • City of Holland
  • Herrick District Library
  • Hope College
  • GreenMichigan.org
  • League of Women Voters
  • Meijer Campus of Grand Valley State University
  • West Michigan Environmental Action Council

All fall 2018 Living Sustainably Along the Lakeshore events will be 6:30–8 p.m.

Community and Neighborhood: Hearing Your Neighbors – Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Hearing our Neighbors: Community and Neighborhood – Join us for a community discussion about city noise, neighborly communication strategies and ordinance enforcement. How much noise is harmful? What about our pets, what are they hearing? Hear from experts and speak your thoughts.

Herrick District Library, Hazel B. Hayes Auditorium
300 S. River Avenue
Holland, MI 49423

Smart Energy at Home: Comfort, Health and Savings – Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Join us at the Holland Energy Park to learn how to make your home more comfortable, healthy, efficient and sustainable. Home Energy Retrofit Advisors will talk about key improvements and financing. Residents who have completed retrofits will share their greening stories and discuss solar panels and electric vehicles. The event will conclude with self-guided tours of the Energy Education Center. 

Registration is required for this event, as there is an 80-person limit. Tickets open September 4.

Holland Energy Park
1 Energy Way
Holland, MI 49423

Community Knowledge: Stump Our Recycling Chumps! – Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Bring your toughest recycling questions and see if you can stump Holland’s local experts! The recycling initiatives and sorting practices of Republic, the new city-wide waste hauler, will be discussed. Residents will then be able to ask their toughest recycling questions. The event will be live streamed at the Living Sustainably Along the Lakeshore Facebook page, so you can also participate virtually if you are not able to join us.  

City Hall, Council Chambers
270 S. River Avenue
Holland, MI 49423


Past events and Recordings

Spring 2018
Fall 2017
Spring 2017
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Fall 2015