Founded in 1970, Earth Day is a global movement that raises awareness of environmental issues while mobilising people to do their part in saving the planet. Today, Earth Day is one of the biggest events globally and marked by more than a billion people each year to positively impact human behavior and create global, national and local policy changes.
If you’re looking for a bit of eco-friendly inspiration, check out our recent articles featuring Hong Kong’s eco-warriors to know and how you can get involved and make a change, often just by shopping with sustainability in mind:
Hong Kong Eco-warriors
A well-known Hong Kong eco-warrior, Emily Lam-Ho is the founder of local NGO, Eco Drive, and her own sustainability platform, 8 Shades.
Besides seeking out local and international eco-warriors to be inspired by, it’s also easy to support Earth Day by spending your dollars on companies and brands with sustainability in mind. Here are a few places to start:
Learn more about how you can get involved at earthday.org and watch the live stream below at 22 April 2021, 9am PST for workshops, panel discussions, and special performances that will focus on this year’s theme of “Restore Our Earth™”: