What day the International Recycling Day is celebrated. Why is World Recycling Day Celebrated?
As we mentioned at the beginning, the day that must be marked on the calendar as World Recycling Day is May 17 of each year. It is a date in which it is sought that the greatest possible number of people become aware and throughout the day recycle everything possible and also begin to change their habits and recycle in their day to day.
But why is May 17 World Recycling Day? It was the members of the UNESCO or Organization of the United Nations for Education, Science and Culture who declared May 17 to be International Recycling Day. The truth is that in recent years, it has become increasingly important throughout the world and more countries and people participate, which is a great step forward.
Why celebrate World Recycling Day
It was decided to celebrate the International Day of Recycling because the need for all of us to participate in this process is currently imperative, since we do it together is the only way to stop the accelerated deterioration that the planet is suffering. Find out more about this great current problem in this other GreenEuro article in which we tell you all about why and in what way Global environmental threats are soaring.
This day is celebrated with the idea of reducing pollution and giving more life to the materials we use, as well as getting involved in the reduction of various social and economic problems.
Thus, through the messages and activities that are carried out on this day, to raise awareness among the population about the environmental problems and the participation of the 3R of ecology in the solution of said problems, emphasizing being more active In recycling, UNESCO, and in general and many countries around the world, are trying to give us more life on Earth by curbing the abuse we have of it in our current way of life. Only then can we continue to enjoy this planet and future generations will have a future.
How to celebrate World Recycling Day
The best way to celebrate the International Day of Recycling is, without a doubt, to participate more than ever in this process. It encourages that at home, as well as at school, the institute or the work recycle absolutely everything that is in hand and wants to be discarded, that is to say, that is no longer going to be reused.
It helps to spread the message, for example, in social networks or by volunteering in an organization that goes out on the street to raise awareness among the population. Also, you can participate in the events that the city or government of your area has organized on this day. Learn a few days before to know these events or activities, because in each place they can change.