This omnipresent anti-environment element, plastic, is dominating our life. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Earth’s surface is covered with nearly 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic
  • Plastic bottle can release antimony and bisphenol A (the dreaded BPA)
  • Conventional disposable sanitary napkins are 90% plastic

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Eight million metric tons of plastic is dumped into oceans every year. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • Only 9% of plastic produced since 1950s has been recycled
  • Pollution cuts global average life expectancy by 1.8 years per person
  • In 1952, as many as 12,000 people lost their lives to the Great Smog in London

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An environment-friendly event will go a long way when it comes to reducing pollution. (Photo credit: unsplash)

  • Want to truly host an environment friendly event, start at the beginning
  • Reducing carbon footprint should be the focal point of a sustainable event
  • Go green and say no to plastic can be your motto for hosting an environmental-friendly party

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Sustainable living ensures future generations a habitable world that they can enjoy. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • The importance of sustainable living should resonate with all of mankind
  • By making some small changes to your lifestyle, you can save the environment
  • Saving energy, save water, recycle and reuse are some ways of sustainable living

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June 5 has been designated as World Environment Day in order to raise awareness about environmental conservation. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day to raise awareness about environmental conservation
  • The United Nations first marked this day in 1974 to raise public awareness about the need for environmental protection
  • Here is a collection of quotes and wishes for your loved ones on this special occasion

The World Environment Day was celebrated for the first time in 1974. (Photo Credit-Twitter/@UNEP)

  • Every year, World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5
  • It is celebrated to raise awareness regarding environmental issues
  • Pakistan is the host of the day this year

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Dia Mirza, who is also the UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India, actively supports conscious environmentalism. ( Photo credit: Instagram/Dia Mirza)

  • Several Bollywood celebrities are actively participating in different initiatives to save environment 
  • They are also strengthening the dialogue around nature
  • Juhi Chawla, Dia Mirza, and John Abraham are some of the names

Snapchat's nine new green emojis are also available on the Bitmoji app. (Photo credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • World Environment Day is celebrated  on June 5 every year
  •  This year's Environment Day theme is ‘Ecosystem Restoration
  • Snapchat's new emojis promote environment-friendly habits among users

Snapchat has added nine new bitmojis to spread awareness about World Environment Day. (Photo Credit-representative image/Unsplash)

  • World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5
  • Snapchat added new bitmojis to spread awareness about World Environment Day
  • This year the theme of World Environment Day is ‘Ecosystem Restoration’

The theme of World Environment Day 2021 is 'Ecosystem Restoration' and is set to be held in Pakistan. (Photo: Unsplash)

World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year to engage businesses, global citizens and governments, as one community, in solving environmental issues.