Upcoming Environment Observances

Observances and national days are a great way to highlight issues about the environment and give us ideas and suggestions on how we can all contribute to a greener planet.

World Tsunami Awareness Day 

World Tsunami Awareness Day 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Tsunami Awareness Day 

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Environment Conflict Day

Environment Conflict Day

Today is the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict  

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America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of America Recycles Day

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World Soil Day 

World Soil Day 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Soil Day 

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National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

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National Biodiesel Day

National Biodiesel Day

Biodiesel reduces emissions by more than 50 percent compared to petroleum.

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World Water Day

World Water Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Water Day

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A Drop of Water Is a Grain of Gold

A Drop of Water Is a Grain of Gold

This national holiday in Turkmenistan underlines the value and appreciation of water as a resource.

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National Hang Out Day

National Hang Out Day

As the weather gets better after Winter, this is a day to highlight the advantages of hanging clothes out to dry outside.

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National Bike to School Day

National Bike to School Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Bike to School Day

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National Underground America Day

National Underground America Day

There are a lot of benefits to building your home underground. Just don't forget the windows.

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National Bike to Work Day

National Bike to Work Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Bike to Work Day

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National Brown-Bag It Day

National Brown-Bag It Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Brown-Bag It Day

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National Learn About Composting Day

National Learn About Composting Day

Harness the power of worms and turn your organic waste into rich compost for your garden.

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World Environment Day 

World Environment Day 

Since 1974, World Environment Day has been celebrated every year on 5 June: engaging governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to focus their efforts on a pressing environmental issue.

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National Dump the Pump Day

National Dump the Pump Day

First started in June 2006, this national day highlights public transportation as a convenient travel option that also helps people save money.

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Clean Air Day

Clean Air Day

Clean Air Day is the UK's largest air pollution campaign, engaging thousands of people at hundreds of events, and reaching millions more through the media.

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National Threading the Needle Day

National Threading the Needle Day

Some people may not see the point of this holiday, which will make it even harder to thread the needle!

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International Biodiesel Day

International Biodiesel Day

Biodiesel reduces emissions by more than 50 percent compared to petroleum.

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International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

A United Nations International Day since 2020 to highlight the importance of clean air.

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Carl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup Day

Carl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup Day

Observed on the first Saturday after Labor Day to encourage nationwide citizen participation in the cleanup of federal lands.

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World Cleanup Day

World Cleanup Day

World Cleanup Day is a civic movement, uniting 180 countries and millions of people across the world to clean up the planet. In one day.

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Car Free Day

Car Free Day

Many large cities and towns around the world participate in this event designed to show people the benefits of having roads from free from traffic.

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International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

One-third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted globally, which amounts to about 1.3 billion tonnes per year.

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Energy Efficiency Day

Energy Efficiency Day

On Energy Efficiency Day - Save Money. Cut Carbon. Breathe Easier.

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