World Environment Day celebrates positive environmental action that involves everyone, everywhere. We were thrilled with how well this was reflected in the RESET for World Environment Day campaign. Participants were able to highlight the agency we all possess in addressing the environmental issues that concern us all.
We were very excited about the response to our call to action with 36 people from places such as Cameroon, Portugal, Germany, USA, Australia and India submitting a creative, concerned and committed picture! You can see all the submissions here.
The winners of our contest for the most 'likes' and 'shares' are:
- Nima Sherpa - 60 likes
- Aasim Khan - 35 likes
- Soorya Naryana Gunaje - 13 likes
- Murali Anur - 11 likes
- Xin Ling - 11 likes
- Karthik Guru - 8 likes
- Nagashwini Nagaraja - 7 likes
- Deepthi Kargal - 4 likes
- Srinivas - 2 likes
- Sona - 1 like (selected by partners as tenth prize recipient).
These lucky Resetters will all win a Do U Speak Green? organic T-Shirt and the major prize winner, Nima Sherpa, will additionally take away a gift voucher for myGREENkart merchandise with a value of 1,500 rupees! We hope you enjoy your prizes as much as we enjoyed your pictures :) And thanks again to the support of Do U Speak Green? and myGREENkart for their enthusiasm and support in this campaign.
Thank you for coming on board, and we sincerely hope that you will continue to identify problems and make promises long after World Environment Day.
Taking Action on the Issues Raised
A wide variety of issues were raised in the photographs submitted over the past few weeks, we would like to encourage you to visit our Act Now section where you can find a great deal of information on how you can adopt more sustainable practices.
Here are a select few that offer some tips and tricks of how you may tackle some of the problems and promises raised in the campaign:
Want to save energy by using more eco-friendly sources of light? Switch to LED lights and/or solar-powered lamps!
For the numerous concerned about our plastic consumption, have a look at how to avoid bottled water.
Concerned about waste segregation and management - composting can help manage organic waste in an eco-friendly, easy way, here's how.
For those concerned with the overarching concern of our changing climate, here are a dozen simple ways you can reduce your impact on the environment.
We will be looking at more ways we can specifically address issues such as waste management and plastic bottle consumption in the coming months so stay tuned for details.
Thank You to our Partners
Last, but certainly not least, we want to thank our partners for their collaboration on this campaign. We are extremely grateful we had the opportunity to work with the Green Commandos, Halabol, myGREENkart, Do U Speak Green?, The Alternative and Green Yatra on this project!