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Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Celebrate World Environment Day 2013 - Think.Eat.Save!

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on June 5 every year. This day focuses on important environmental issues and has become one of the main vehicles through which United Nations create worldwide awareness regarding environment.

On the same day, June 5 in year 1972 the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was created, and WED was first celebrated in 1973 to tackle various environmental issues. Being hosted yearly by a different city with a different theme; it gives emphasizes on environment protection.

Steps to Reduce Your Impact on Environment!
  • First straight forward step one can take is to make informed decisions as mentioned above. It means select those food items that have less impact on environment. Choosing organic foods that involve "no chemicals" in their production would be one beneficial step
  • Buying food from local market is another important step to be taken. Plan what you need before going for food shopping and make sure to reuse the leftovers to reduce wastage. 
  • Create awareness campaigns in your locality and bring people under one roof to motivate them for making sound decisions regarding environment issues. Create banners, posters regarding environmental health to attract people from different directions. Present mementos to people who have taken great steps to benefit the environment, so that it encourages others as well. Read more...