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Earth Day

By - Tanush (Grade 7, Australia)

Earth Day has a central theme each year, showing a new focus on a particular environmental concern. The Earth Day 2023 theme is ‘Invest in Our Planet’. This theme is designed to persuade businesses, governments, and citizens around the world of the need to invest in our planet to improve our environment and give our descendants a better and safer future.

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It signifies the honours, and achievements of the environmental movement and raises awareness of the need to protect Earth’s natural resources for future generations.

 

 

Below is a list of things to do to celebrate Earth Day

1. Support Our Pollinators.

2. Clean Up Plastic in Your Neighbourhood or Local Park.

3. Swap Out Your Kitchen and Household Products.

4. Plant a Tree.

5. Use Wildflowers and Native Plants.

6. Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle in the Garden.

7. Stop Pesticides and Chemicals in the Garden.

8. Conserve Water.

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Some examples on a daily life basis could be

• Buy in bulk to reduce packaging.

• Take reusable bags to carry your purchases home.

• Purchase a reusable water bottle.

• Say "no" to a plastic straw when out to eat.

• Take your coffee mug instead of using disposable cups and avoid single-use cups.

• Choose to "go paperless" when possible, for bills.

 

 Keep our earth green and clean.

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