Tag: summer

It’s Plastic Free July!

by Delaney Baxter Martin and Aryn Aiken

It’s hard to believe how quickly the summer is flying by. July is starting in a few days, which means Plastic Free July is starting, too.

What is Plastic Free July?

Plastic Free July was started as a local initiative in Perth, Australia, but has now grown into an international nonprofit organization. Every July, they run a challenge to encourage participants to refuse unnecessary plastic, to reflect on their impact on the environment, and to connect with other participants in their community and around the globe. Challengers will ditch common single-use items like bags, bottles, straws, and coffee cups, avoid plastic packaging, or go completely plastic free.

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Explore NYC Parks this summer 2018

It seemed like graduation was just yesterday but NYU students are flocking back into the city for summer classes and internships. Hopefully, there won’t be too many assignments or your work hours aren’t too long because the best part about being in NYC in the summer are its parks! There are hundreds of events from May to August you can scroll through here, but I found the series that you should definitely check out if you get a day off to get out. Read more

Is Ice Cream Sustainable? – NadaMoo

Hello! The school year is back and definitely keeping many of us at NYU super busy.

Worry not though, Fall Break is approaching which means we can take a breath–and read the Sustainablog! It’s been a while since our last segment of on vegan ice cream. So, welcome back to our fourth (and sadly final) review in our Vegan Ice Cream Taste Test. If you missed our original blog post, you can read it here to catch up on why we are on this ultimate quest for vegan ice cream. This week we take a look at this family-owned, Austin-based creamery, NadaMoo!

**Please note that our review does not reflect the views of New York University or the Office of Sustainability. We are a bunch of college students who love nature and are looking for a good time.

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What’s Going On This Weekend? – NYC Outdoors

by Rae Frey

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There are tons of great cheap and free events going on in the city every day. This weekend is filled with some amazing things to do that’ll get you outside and enjoying nature! One of my favorites to do is going to free movies in NYC parks! They are all around the city, check out which ones are screening near you here. For now, here are a few cool things going on, tomorrow!

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