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World Environment Day

Start Date 5th Jun 2019
End Date 5th Jun 2019
Location Worldwide
Description

The theme for World Environment Day in 2018 was to #BeatPlasticPollution. The highlights from 2018 were:

  • The Government of India committed to ban all single-use plastics by 2022.
  • The campaign to Beat Plastic Pollution was picked up by journalists from around the world, from the USA to the UK to China and beyond.
  • Companies, governments and organisations joined the push to Beat Plastic Pollution, with pledges from big names like the International Olympic Committee and Woolworths.
  • The #WorldEnvironmentDay hashtag was used in more than half a million tweets, and the #BeatPlasticPollution tag appeared in posts reaching 230 million users on Weibo, one of China's largest social media platforms.

Visit the World Environment Day website for more highlights.

Website World Environment Day