The Earth Day 2022 Theme is “Invest In Our Planet”. Because a green future is a prosperous future. Scroll down to find out what individuals can do to make a difference and make every day Earth Day.
Eat less meat
Eating less meat, more plants can save the planet. In fact, raising cows, pigs and chickens generates as much greenhouse gas emissions as all cars, trucks and automobiles combined. Try this meatless challenge to embrace a plant-based lifestyle for a week.
Reduce your carbon footprint
By lowering your carbon footprint, you can help contribute to the overall reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change. Reducing your carbon footprint can also help you live a healthier lifestyle, as well as save you money for a healthy planet.
Skip single-use plastics
Single-use plastics are produced from fossil fuels, the process of extracting and creating these plastics emits huge amounts of greenhouse gases. Every year, millions of animals are killed by plastics, from birds to fish to other marine organisms. Ditch your single-use plastic straws, bags, and water bottles with eco-friendly alternatives for good now.
Choose sustainable products
Do you ever think about how your daily beauty routine has an impact on the environment? Simple sustainable swaps can make your beauty routine more eco-friendly, from choosing plant-friendly packaging and ingredients to switching to solid shampoo.
Reduce, reuse & recycle
The three R’s help to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away. They conserve natural resources, landfill space and energy.
REDUCE: The best way to manage waste is to not produce it
REUSE: Use items more than once
RECYCLE: Put a product to a new use instead of throwing it away
Going digital or going paperless can save paper, money and the planet. To save paper and be environmentally friendly, think before you print and switch to electronic billing.
Take shorter showers
Did you know that for every minute less you spend in the shower you’re saving 10 liters of water? Taking shorter, and colder showers can not only save both water and energy, but also your money.
Switch off lights when not in use
Switching the lights off when you’re not using them can help save money by reducing your electricity bills and extend the life of your light bulbs. Doing so can make your home more energy efficient and help save the planet.