Each year on April 22, billions of people across the globe join together to raise awareness about environmental protection. This global event is known as Earth Day. Earth Day was first celebrated in the United States on April 22, 1970. Today around 1 billion people in 193 countries take part in Earth Day and resolve to protect the environment and biodiversity.

Earth Day became the world´s largest environmental movement. Plastic pollution is one of the most popular acts of green. EndPlasticSoup encourages Rotary, Rotaract and Interact Clubs as well as individual members to take action on April 22, 2022.

Please submit your civic, community or individual action on https://www.earthday.org/take-action-now/ starting with EndPlasticSoup in the title followed by the name of your club (https://www.earthday.org/actions/register-your-earth-day-event/).

Further information: https://www.rotary.org/en/rotary-and-earth-day