World Environment Day on 5th June 2018 – Beat Plastic Pollution
World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5th 2018.
World Environment Day
India is the hosting country for The World Environment day 2018. It is the global hosting country for World Environment Day celebrations. the World Environment Day is celebrated every year to raise awareness about the environment and its concerns. The World Environment Day was started by the United Nations. It is celebrated in more than 100 countries to encourage people and citizens to take care of their environment.
The theme for the world environment day in 2018 is to “Beat Plastic Pollution”. The theme is to discourage the use of plastic. While plastic cannot be banned from our lives given its usability, Plastic helps us in several ways. However, plastic should be used carefully without causing harm to the environment.
Every year, the plastic has a different hosting country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the eve of World Environment Day.
In a move to Discourage usage of plastic. IRCTC too has introduced Biodegradable food containers for serving food through IRCTC Catering services. Plastic accounts for about 10% of the waste generated on planet earth. It is now up to each one of us to reduce and avoid the use of plastic. The goal is to make all products to be eco-friendly. Several political leaders and celebrities have joined the movement and are sharing their views on Social Media. Several celebrities also suggested the use of Metal or glass bottles instead of plastic bottles.
As the water crisis, to gets worse in cities across India, it is time to think about our planet and take necessary measures to create clean and green cities and villages across India. The “Beat plastic” movement is gaining momentum and strength. It is now time we reduce plastic usage and change to using bio-degradable, metal and glass products instead of plastic ones. Plastic products contribute to pollution in the long run and increase our carbon footprint. It is time we increase our carbon credits and reduce the carbon footprint by taking care of our environment.
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