Embracing Earth Day: Why Every Action Counts

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Embracing Earth DayEvery year on the 22nd of April, the world observes Earth Day, a day devoted to promoting environmental protection awareness and action. Earth Day started in 1970 and has since expanded to become the world’s largest secular commemoration, bringing millions of people together to support environmental causes.

Why is Earth Day important?

It’s important to consider the significance of Earth Day and the part that each of us plays in preserving our planet as we get ready to celebrate on the 22nd. Since sustainability and environmental stewardship are two of our greatest passions at Eco Ems, Earth Day is essential to our goals. to encourage people to try eco-swaps and go plastic-free.

The theme for Earth Day in 2024 is “Reduce Plastic” calling for a 60% reduction in plastic production by the year 2040. encouraging a healthy earth for the benefit of both the environment and people.

There are lots of ways to contribute on Earth Day, both as an individual and as a group.

Here are some suggestions:

Embracing Earth Day

  1. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Make changes to your consumption to reduce waste. You can also consider buying second-hand, so there is no need for that original product to be made and saves waste. Lowering the amount of plastic, you use in your home and your impact on landfills.
  2. Encourage Sustainable Practices: Buy environmentally friendly products and support companies like Eco Ems that are dedicated to sustainability. To cut down on plastic waste, choose reusable substitutes like bamboo flannels and reusable make-up pads.
  3. Get Involved: Take part in neighbourhood tree-planting campaigns, Earth Day celebrations, and cleanup campaigns. To have a real influence, volunteer for conservation efforts or join environmental organisations.
  4. Educate and Advocacy: Spread knowledge about environmental problems and motivate people to act. Talk about sustainable living with your friends, family, and social networks by providing them with resources, information, and advice.

The likelihood that the environment and the place we call home are important to you is very high. We may have crossed paths at a market, or craft fair or you’ve been following me since day one!

Embracing Earth Day

Embracing Earth DayThe reason that I wanted to help maintain our community’s natural beauty for coming generations, is because I could see the decline. The rubbish left to blow across the streets, the increasing amount of recycling and rubbish we were throwing away as a household. We’ve become wasteful and our habits are encouraging large conglomerates to create more!

Reducing our environmental impact and encouraging sustainability are our top priorities at Eco Ems. Come celebrate Earth Day with us and help us build a more sustainable, health-conscious world by taking meaningful action. To find out more about Earth Day events, go to www.earthday.org, or get in touch with us to find out how we’re working to eliminate plastic from our home and Eco Ems. If we work together, we can make a positive change.

Thank you for reading this weeks blog, Embracing Earth Day: Why Every Action Counts.

Peace and love

Eco Em xx

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