World Environment Day

This is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.

World Environment Day is a day for everyone, everywhere. Since it began in 1972, global citizens have organized many thousands of events, from neighbourhood clean-ups, to action against wildlife crime, to replanting forests.

Find or start an activity in your region. Activities can focus on any topic that helps the environment, including reducing marine pollution, litter awareness, recycling and more!

Clean Up The World Weekend

Clean Up the World was established in 1993 and is one of the largest community-based environmental programs in the world.

Held in conjunction with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), this event mobilises an estimated 35 million volunteers from 130 countries annually.  Their vision is to inspire a billion people across all continents to tread lightly, clean up and conserve the planet.

You can register a clean-up site year-round.   Register any positive action you can take:
Small, local clean ups; planting trees; reducing, re-using or recycling waste; or educating others.

Every small action makes a world of difference.

Find out how to get involved and register a Clean Up the World activity on the Clean Up the World website.

World Environment Day

This is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.

World Environment Day is a day for everyone, everywhere. Since it began in 1972, global citizens have organized many thousands of events, from neighbourhood clean-ups, to action against wildlife crime, to replanting forests.

You can register your own event or take part in other events happening in your region.  Activities can focus on any topic that helps the environment, including reducing marine pollution, litter awareness, recycling and more!

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recycling in order to decrease the amount of waste that ends up as landfill.
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