Earth Day New York 2017

Duro celebrates Earth Day

By: Viktoria Pashtriku
Photos: Haley Sulcer

To celebrate #earthday, the communications team at Duro attended Earth Day New York 2017 hosted by the Earth Day Initiative. We had a blast talking with the 70 environmental nonprofits and businesses about the work they’re doing to make NYC a greener place to live.

(Top photo¬†From left to right: Ilana, Tori, Sarah, Viktoria, Jiwon and Bushra stand in front of a “Pledge to Coexist” sign)

Viktoria writes, “Protect parks and green spaces,” as a way to co-exist with the environment

Tori writes, “I pledge to never eat meat,” as her way of co-exiting with the environment

Jiwon and Sarah check out a vertical farming system

From left to right: Jiwon, Tori, Viktoria, green pea, Megi, Sarah and Amra pose after discussing the benefits of organic eating with a passionate advocate in a green pea costume

The team learns about the benefits of vertical farming, particularly in urban environments

Viktoria holds a plant that was grown in a vertical farming system

 

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