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Traveling Sustainably is Easy

According to WasteAdvantage magazine, every flight, the standard passenger produces an average of 3.15 pounds of waste before leaving the aircraft and as air traffic increases, so does the amount of waste produced.
Preparing for spring break with eco-friendly travel essentials
March 11, 2020

With the excitement of spring break building, many students prepare to embark on travel expeditions near and far from home. While traveling, it is necessary to focus your efforts on incorporating sustainable...

Zoe Feldshon SYA China: Abbreviated Yet Impactful

Zoe Feldshon ‘21 visits the Chengde for a weekend trip. Chengde is situated in the Hebei Province, northeast of Beijing.
Exploring all aspects of being abroad in China
March 5, 2020

"You could feel the stress in the air. But the minute we landed, the skies were blue, which we were told was not going to happen and the air felt clean, so it was like 'okay, I can do this',"  remembers...

Summer Abroad: Sierra Leone

Blake student ride to Bunce Island on their trip to Sierra Leone in June
May 17, 2010

This summer during the weeks from June 10th until June 27th, a group of 15 Blake students will be traveling to Africa on a service trip to Sierra Leone. The group of students includes: Ned Hartfiel ’13,...

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