The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 2018 Earth Day marked on April 22, has the theme "End Plastic Pollution". It was first celebrated in 1970, and now the events are held in more than 193 countries.
From planting trees to cleaning up their respective locale, several concerned organisations come out to streets to reaffirm their support for protecting the environment.
The daylong event organised by Earth Day Bengaluru at The Arts Village, St Mark's Road, exhibited some eco-friendly ecosystems in urban areas through various stalls, workshops and movie screenings. People is different parts of the country spread awarnesss regarding conserving the environment as well as plan actions to protect the environment. The day is celebrated to spread awareness about the problems facing the earth and the need for conservation. The art surely grabed the attention of passer-bys and it urged people to stop plastic pollution.
The growing problem of plastic pollution has been the focus of this year's Earth Day.
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Earth Day Network, the organization that leads Earth Day worldwide, today announced that Earth Day 2018 will focus on mobilizing the world to End Plastic Pollution, including creating support for a global effort to eliminate single-use plastics along with global regulation for the disposal of plastics.
Together, we can exhort universities, schools, school teachers and students to end plastic pollution throughout our islands.
The motive behind the theme is to curb the plastic pollution and an individual should keep a check how much plastic they are using annually.
"Federal Government is also collaborating with states to establish plastic waste recycling plants under the community-based waste management programme of the ministry". It can take hundreds of years to break down certain plastics, including those used in water bottle production like PET.